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Rock Springs Run

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Address: 400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL 32712-5356
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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Best springs we've been to

We visited on a Wednesday morning so it was quiet and not very crowded. It was awesome because we almost had the whole river to ourselves. You have to walk all the way to the very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday morning so it was quiet and not very crowded. It was awesome because we almost had the whole river to ourselves. You have to walk all the way to the very head of the river, and then get in your tube or I would recommend snorkeling as well. As we floated I saw two different... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ATTENTION TOURISTS...If you want to see what the real Florida looks like then put the address in your GPS and get over to Rock Springs. The water is spring fed at a rate of 26,000 gallons per minute at around 75 degrees or so. Canadians will swim in it all year...Floridians mostly in the summer. Either way, it is spectacular.... More 

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Thank French F
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best natural springs in the area. Great! Much better than Wekiva Springs. wonderful swim, my advise rent a rubber float, half a mile before the entrance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I happen to live in the area so I've been multiple times. I always love going to the springs. I like the fact that there's a leisurely area and an area with a faster current. It's a very fun thing to do with your family and kids usually love. Just be ready for very cold water, and it is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Hire a tube for a few dollars just outside the park and take them down the run. It's a gentle running stream that takes you from the top of the run back down to Kelly Park Springs, in the main pool. Loads of fun, especially for kids!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a clear spring that you drift down for about a quarter of a mile. The beginning of the spring is a little deeper with a few rocks, but most of the spring is waist deep with a swimming area about halfway through.When we were there we saw fish, turtles, and even a deer grazing on the side of... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The park opens @ 8am, however, ya really want to do your best to get in line as early as 7:00am if you can, especially on summer holiday weekends as the park fills up fast and you will actually be turned away when they are at capacity. Admission charge is $3 for a carload of up to 8. Coolers are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Oh how I love Kelly Park! It's so beautiful. You can Bring your own tubes or rent them outside the park. You start tubing at the mouth of the spring,go all the way to the end, then take a short walk and start all over again. Perfect size park for my kids ages 5-8. We did see an alligator up... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We just went here Saturday, got there early only to find that the water was closed because they saw an alligator. REALLY, in Florida I would be surprised NOT to see one. You could walk all around the water but not get in, gators come onto land too. The place is really nice, but I think it should be the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very cheap to enter and free parking. The natural spring head provides a great tubing experience and the water is shallow so suitable for all. You can take your own tubes or hire them just outside the park. You can take your own picnic, buy food on site or take food to grill on the BBQ's which are spread throughout... More 

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