De Leon Springs State Park


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De Leon Springs State Park


Location:At the corner of Ponce De Leon and Burt Parks Road, 5 miles north of DeLand on US 17.
Facilities:Picnic tables, 4 pavilions (2 with electrical service), restaurant, food concessions, nature trails, interpretive exhibits, boat ramp, canoe, kayak, and paddleboat rentals, Eco/History boat tours, playground, restrooms (é).
Activities:Boating, canoeing/kayaking, freshwater fishing, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:De Leon Springs, a second-magnitude spring, delivers 19 million gallons of water daily. In the 1880s the springs became a winter resort, where tourists were promised "a fountain of youth impregnated with a deliciously healthy combination of soda and sulphur."
Address:601 Ponce De Leon Blvd
PO Box 1338
De Leon Springs, FL 32130

Phone:386-985-4212
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/deleonsprings
Size: 592 acres land, 14 acres water.

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