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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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Canoeing for Wildlife!

We rented a canoe at the State Park for $30 and enjoyed a great day on the water. It is so clear in... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2017
pittfamily2017
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Stunning place

We were very lucky with the weather and had a nice swim in the clear water. We also hired a canoe... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2017
MrsCLC2011
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed January 11, 2017

We rented a canoe at the State Park for $30 and enjoyed a great day on the water. It is so clear in some placed you can see the bottom. We saw fish and huge turtles, birds, an otter and, of course, a gator. This...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky with the weather and had a nice swim in the clear water. We also hired a canoe from the on site store and enjoyed spotting turtles and alligators. Kayaks were also available, singles and doubles. We paid $38 for 2 hours...More

2  Thank MrsCLC2011
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

You can rent kayaks or canoes and check out the river. It flows away from the put in location so don't get too tired to paddle back. It is a gentle flow so it isn't a big deal. Usually see fish, turtles, birds, and a...More

1  Thank RobertH1961
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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

A good place for SUP, canoeing and kayaking. The trees and water plants are beautiful and so are the birds. In case you are wondering, I didn't see any alligators. The natural pool is too crowded with people and floats but it's nice to cool...More

2  Thank MamaBuns616
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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

The spring is pretty good but the bike trails are terrible. All sand and impossible to ride...We went for a bike push, rather than a bike ride. On the good side, there are some huge birds here, Turkey buzzards I think.

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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

There is lots of things to do and is a great place to take your family. If you are looking for a place to have a family reunion or weekend out thus is the place

1  Thank atwinda
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Well it's a state park. It's just ok for me. Fishing spot is awful. Camping spots are ok nice and clean but all shade so no dish network. Bathhouse is kinda old and stayed damp most of the time at the stalls. Dirt landings so...More

1  Thank Jeff6225
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We camped here for 4 nights and liked it. The lots are not as private as we like but still has some privacy. The springs are gorgeous and plenty of trails for hiking. The bath house was clean and well maintained, which is a big...More

2  Thank Pamela H
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

Well kept state park.... $6 per car. Spring is large pond clear water and a river exiting. Concrete around edge spoil look a bit but water is crystal clear. Not the best spring but I am keeping "blue springs" a secret so do not tell....More

2  Thank richard s
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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

There was five of us hired kayaks for a couple of hours in late November, the whole park was really quiet which lead to a nice relaxing day. The kayaking was easy going and we saw allegations, turtles and all sorts of other wildlife whilst...More

1  Thank HVGarb
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Kiersten H
April 12, 2018|
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Response from burgen1 | Reviewed this property |
Can’t remember seeing any, but the car park is like 50 yards away.
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Robin H
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I.d recommend calling the park.
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Wesley P
January 10, 2018|
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Response from DanielJanequine | Reviewed this property |
No alligators in the swimming/snorkeling area. There is a protection nest.
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