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Crystal River Archaeological State Park

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The large ceremonial Temple Mound A basks in the March late afternoon sunlight.

The large ceremonial Temple Mound A basks in the March late afternoon sunlight.

The late night sky is lit by the glowing, misty full moon while a large bonfire participates at the Moon Over the Mounds Event.

The late night sky is lit by the glowing, misty full moon while a large bonfire participates at the Moon Over the Mounds Event.

Temple Mound A glows in the dark to lead visitors to the top during the Moon Over the Mounds monthly full moon event.

Temple Mound A glows in the dark to lead visitors to the top during the Moon Over the Mounds monthly full moon event.


A group of young grade school students work with the wooden shake sifting  machines under the guidance of the attentive archaeologist.

A group of young grade school students work with the wooden shake sifting machines under the guidance of the attentive archaeologist.

Striking a stone tool to a conk shell, the archaeologist demonstrates ancient tool making at the dugout canoe construction site.

Striking a stone tool to a conk shell, the archaeologist demonstrates ancient tool making at the dugout canoe construction site.

Enthusiastic guests watch and raise hands about the Ranger's atl atl demonstration.

Enthusiastic guests watch and raise hands about the Ranger's atl atl demonstration.


Enthusiastic guests watch and raise hands about the Ranger's atl atl demonstration.

Enthusiastic guests watch and raise hands about the Ranger's atl atl demonstration.

Waiting for the visitors to arrive for an evening program, the amphitheatre bench seats gather beside the towering mound.

Waiting for the visitors to arrive for an evening program, the amphitheatre bench seats gather beside the towering mound.

A carved lone jagged limestone stelae rock meets the path under its covered kiosk.

A carved lone jagged limestone stelae rock meets the path under its covered kiosk.


Temple Mound A glows in the dark to lead visitors to the top during the Moon Over the Mounds monthly full moon event.

Temple Mound A glows in the dark to lead visitors to the top during the Moon Over the Mounds monthly full moon event.