The 2,833 hectare (7,000 acre) Wekiwa Springs State Park offers a plethora of outdoor activities. The most popular is the park's spring, which supplies the Wekiva River with 159 million liters (42 million gallons) of water each day and flows into a warm, natural swimming pool of varying depth. Explore the network of trails via foot, bike, or horseback, or rent a canoe from the nature center on site. Have a picnic or a barbeque at one of picnic areas, complete with charcoal grills. If you want to extend your stay, pitch your tent or bring in your recreational vehicle for a night of camping at one of the many campsites, ranging from primitive to modern with amenities. Arrive early to guarantee your entrance into the park, as it can fill up. Put Wekiwa Springs State Park into our Apopka vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Apopka.
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We stayed at Wekiwa springs state park in their campground for 2 weeks. The spring area was not full by any means. We rented a canoe for 2 hours and had a blast checking out the wild life. Saw some...
We stayed at Wekiwa springs state park in their campground for 2 weeks. The spring area was not full by any means. We rented a canoe for 2 hours and had a blast checking out the wild life. Saw some... more »
Experience real Florida at this spring with clear cool water, wildlife, and trails. Water temp is constant but delightfully refreshing and quickly adaptable. Cafe and store has whatever you forgot...
Experience real Florida at this spring with clear cool water, wildlife, and trails. Water temp is constant but delightfully refreshing and quickly adaptable. Cafe and store has whatever you forgot... more »
Nice beautiful state park in Apopka county. The main feature of the park is its spring water pool. Kayaking, canoeing and trails are other features of the park. There is $6 admission fee to the park. Kayaking and canoeing costs $40 for 2 hours and the area is separated from spring pool. The pool is big enough and has clear water. The view around is scenic. People can also picnic around the area near pool. There is restroom available. There is also a small restaurant. The wet to dry trail is beautiful. There is also a 2 mile trail to sand lake which is located at other end of the park. The place is good for all age groups, and the pool also has a section for small kids.
This place was awesome and is a must to visit if your on vacation! This is the last thing we did on our vacation in Florida and in my opinion was the most relaxing and enjoyable. I took the boys on a canoe ride and the ladies went to swim in the natural spring. The canoeing was awesome! We saw gators sun bathing, turtles sunbathing, different types of birds foraging, gar fish swimming and other random creatures wandering the park. There was a friendly raccoon that greeted us in the canoe area. Bathrooms were well kept. There are snacks and basic necessities offered for sale in the shop where you also rent the canoes. You could spend hours canoeing, yet we didn’t spend that long. There is also a restaurant you can canoe to through the water ways. They don’t allow maps on the canoes due to potential littering, so have your phone charged if you get lost easy. The natural spring was also a really cool place to swim or sun bathe. Check this place out!
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