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About Dunnellon

This historic small town was founded in 1889; two years later when phosphate was discovered, the town boomed and it began to transform into what it has become today. Dunnellon is a Nationally Registered Historic District and home to the beautiful crystal clear waters of the Rainbow River.

Come stroll our historic streets where you can eat & shop in original homes from the 1800’s, plan a kayak trip with Rainbow River Kayak Adventures, or enjoy the waterfalls & gardens of the Rainbow Springs State Park. Dunnellon and the Rainbow River are enjoyed by the likes of many, and have something to offer for people of all ages!

Dunnellon is tourist friendly. We encourage you to travel and meet us over here at Rainbow River Kayak Adventures . Don’t know what to expect? Don’t worry! Below you’ll find a list of helpful hints to turn any day of kayaking into an unforgettable vacation.