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Wekiwa Springs State Park

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1800 Wekiwa Cir, Apopka, FL 32712-2581
+1 407-884-2008
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We came here because Kelly Park was ar capacity and we got turned away. It’s 6$ per carload which... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Singx19
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Manville, New Jersey
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A very shallow and large spring fed swimming area.

I enjoyed Wekiwa I stopped by to check out the springs. It was definitely a refreshing dip. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ryan W
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Jacksonville, Florida
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This 7,000-acre area containing diverse plants and wildlife is also popular for swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wekiwa springs” (50 reviews)
“the river” (81 reviews)
“swimming area” (43 reviews)
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1800 Wekiwa Cir, Apopka, FL 32712-2581
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+1 407-884-2008
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here because Kelly Park was ar capacity and we got turned away. It’s 6$ per carload which is a good price, but the swimmable spring itself is very small and crowded, not leaving much room to explore. The water seemed clean and was...More

Thank Singx19
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed Wekiwa I stopped by to check out the springs. It was definitely a refreshing dip. Not one of my favorite springs. The swimming area was large and shallow with a narrow vent at one end. Not one of the most natural springs much...More

Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a relaxing trip to Wekiwa Springs Park. Only a 3 hour drive from home! We are finding that Florida has many beautiful state parks. The spring was cold but worth jumping into!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you visit Florida and what to explore something more traditional visit the Wekiwa Springs State Park. Only 35-40 minutes from Orlando and what a truly amazing day out, we hired a canoe that fitted 2 adults and two younger girls aged 8. We paddled...More

Thank JonIreland46
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The line to get in on Saturday morning extended out to the highway. I'm glad we were leaving the campground, not entering. They need an express lane for campers as you would have to wait on the long line to enter. There is a restriction...More

Thank FL_TraveltheWorld
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed for one day and night, but we loved it. We stayed at the campsite, which was beautiful and quiet. You can hike and go for a swimm (not at the campsite) we walked around a little lake and we would really return...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking at this park as a respite from the parks in Orlando, you don't have much money left, the kids want something a bit different and you want to chill and not travel too far, jump in the car and get yourselves up...More

1  Thank Les_Elaine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family went there to kayak, and it rained before stepping into kayaks, we obviously wanted our $80 back for not even kayaking, and were denied any service of a refund by the manager Chris and wasn’t helpful at all, we are greatly...More

Thank chrisbron13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally worth the wait, the price and the drive. Bring a cooler, lunch and sunblock. Pick the hottest day of the year and GO! You’ll be happy you did.

Thank Shehere
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are spending a week camping here. The park is beautiful with and a great spring and river, but too cold for me (72F). Nice park for kayaking and lot of trails for walking and biking. The campsites are large and many with full hookups....More

2  Thank B0bK
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Lynda R
17 June 2018|
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Response from Pennykersey | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t believe that they rent bikes, only canoes and kayaks.
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Sebastian G
16 June 2018|
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Response from Robyn L | Reviewed this property |
I’d suggest as soon as the gates open to avoid summer lines. Bring a cooler. It’s a fantastic place and you will surely enjoy!!
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sexydoggie
12 June 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend tent camping before October
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