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Rock Springs Run

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Address: Apopka, FL
Phone Number: 4072541902
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Tributary of Florida's Wekiva River is ideal for canoeing, birdwatching,...

Tributary of Florida's Wekiva River is ideal for canoeing, birdwatching, viewing wildlife and foliage.

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I have come here a number of times, and being European I am happy going in the winter when it is 'cooler' - this is great because it means it is quiet, the summer is totally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Alison H
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I have come here a number of times, and being European I am happy going in the winter when it is 'cooler' - this is great because it means it is quiet, the summer is totally manic! You can hire giant tyres to sit in and float down the run, or you can swim, or snorkle and just enjoy the... More 

Thank Alison H
Antwerp, Belgium
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I really love Kelly Rock. It is so beautifull and yet so close to Kissimee. It offers a wonderfull place to relax from those busy themapark days. I could fill my entire vacation with parks like this. The water is cristal clear, it's really clean (so is the entire park). There is loads of wildlife from turtles to racoons, birds,... More 

1 Thank Xiitii
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

$3 admission for one person into the park. Tons of parking on a weekday and just a short walk to the "beach." The area has benches and plenty of grass for you to spread out. A few people were suntanning with towels. The head of the springs is a 5 minute walk from where you leave your belongings and you... More 

2 Thank AlmondWanderlust
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I am from Apopka, and some of my greatest memories was of this spring. I live in Texas now and nothing compares to this 68 degrees spribg. Oh how I miss it. Knee /leg Scratches and all!

Thank Amber M
Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

A great place to visit if you can get there very early. The park unfortunately only lets a certain amount of people into the park. If you do happen to get in, the park is great. Take an inner tube and float down a crystal clear, cold spring. Great for kids and adults. I suggest camping at the park nearby... More 

Thank Ramblingwoman17
North America
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54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to check out this spring after numerous friends had talked of its photo opportunities. We were not disappointed! The swimming part down by the park looks fun for kids or families, but the spring run from the head waters is a blast! Just be sure and bring a snorkel and mask Everyone else was just... More 

1 Thank Bonish_Photo
Peoria, Illinois
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44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our group of 14 had a great experience here. We ranged in age from 2 -52. The run was beautiful and relaxing. The trail back to the start of the springs was well-kept. We tubed down the run over and over again. Our trip was mid-week, there was hardly anyone at the park.

Thank Anuket01
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful spring in Apopka which offers a tremendous family value in an incredibly gorgeous natural setting . There is a lot of wildlife and we had an Autre accompanying us while we were floating while we were floating down the spring. It is advisable to wear some type of water shoe as the bottom is a mix... More 

1 Thank Heandthere
College Station, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We had not visited Rock Springs for 20 years but thought it would be a great experience for our 8 year old twin granddaughters to experience. The $5 gate admission, which included parking, was a great relief after 'theme park gouging"! The spring was as clear and clean as 20 years ago. The ride down the run In the inner... More 

2 Thank Mchael T
McHenry, Illinois
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

I really fell in love with this place. The water is so refreshing and clean. Felt like we were in another country because it was so unique. The paths were nicely done and easy access to all the different parts. This was an amazing way to spend the day with my honey. I look forward to bringing the kids here.

Thank Ann C

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