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Wekiwa Springs State Park

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Closed Now: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Spent our 50th Anniversary at Wekiwa Springs State Park.

Absolutely love this park. The staff was very kind and helpful. We ended up staying at site 4 3... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Castleton On Hudson, New York
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Beautiful park!! We did see a lot of wildlife.

What a beautiful park to visit from Orlando. We were there at 10.00 in the morning and did see a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“swimming area”(51 reviews)
“the river”(88 reviews)
“hiking trails”(28 reviews)
This 7,000-acre area containing diverse plants and wildlife is also popular for swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping.
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1800 Wekiwa Cir, Apopka, FL 32712-2581
+1 407-884-2009
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love this park. The staff was very kind and helpful. We ended up staying at site 4 3 and then 57 for 5 nights. All site have electricity and water Some have sewer as well. The atmosphere was calm and peaceful. The weather wasn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank S L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful park to visit from Orlando. We were there at 10.00 in the morning and did see a raccoon, squirrels, a snake, turtles and a lot of birds. The views were great.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marjoleinpw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 4th or 5th time we have camped here and every time has been great. The sites are spacious and have a good amount of privacy. The hiking trails are well-kept and show the diversity of the area. The Springs are beautiful. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John1977_FL
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This park has almost everything needed to relax and enjoy. Camping sites are good size, but as ;little tight to get into with larger RV's. We had a 39' Class 'A' and were able to get in. Hiking, Biking, Kayaking, Canoeing, and wildlife right at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The scenery is superb, the waters are clear and clean, the wildlife is in abundance. However... All of us except one member brought our own kayaks. Therein lay the problem. There was no place to drop the kayaks and then park. As a matter of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laulynn
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Spent the afternoon here during our Orlando area vacation. Our older kids rented a canoe & stand up paddleboard & took them out for an hour & a half. They had a 5' alligator swimming in the water near them at one point, then it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kylaamos
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The spring is beautiful and fascinating to me. There are several hiking trails through thick foliage. It’s not my favorite one though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank junebuggy24
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

What an unexpected and excellent day out making memories with my family. After the exhausted days out in the Orlando theme parks The Springs was a welcome change of scene for all of us, I’d recommend going. It was a surprisingly cold day for Florida...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank mdsmith0911
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My wife and I recently visited Wekiva Springs during a short trip to Florida. This little park is a hidden gem! We went during the week and it was uncrowded. We rented a canoe and paddled down the springs to Wekiva Island where they have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Capitano_Mike
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Glad we came on a weekday, as there were no lines and the Springs were not crowded at all. Do not expect warm water, like some of the other natural springs in Florida; the water here is a cooling 71-72 degrees, and is about chest...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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9 October 2018|
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Response from 604judyu | Reviewed this property |
A good piece of advice, go early on weekends or you will not be able to get into the park much less find any kayaks or canoes available.
28 September 2018|
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Response from UFGator71 | Reviewed this property |
About 9 miles.
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13 September 2018|
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Response from Munch1002 | Reviewed this property |
The website will give detailed information.