Wekiwa Springs State Park


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Wekiwa Springs State Park


Location:Exit 94 off I-4, then west on SR 434 to Wekiwa Springs Road.
Facilities:60 full-facility campsites (é), primitive campsites (including 2 canoe sites), primitive youth camp, and youth/group camp with 20 cabins, recreation hall, dining hall, swimming pool, amphitheater, pavilion, and baseball field; canoe rentals; picnic areas, playground, pavilions, restrooms (é); food concession (é), recreation and dining hall (if not in use by youth camping group); boardwalk nature trail (é), hiking trails (13.5 miles), equestrian trail (8 miles), bike trail (9 miles); nature center (é).
Activities:Camping, canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park is located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, an hour's drive from most Central Florida attractions. The springs' name, Wekiwa, is from the Creek Indian word for "bubbling water." Wekiva, the river's name, means "flowing water." The springs are one of the region's most familiar and popular geologic features.
Address:1800 Wekiwa Cir
Apopka, FL 32712

Phone:407-884-2008
Fax:407-884-2039
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/wekiwasprings
Size: 7,664 acres land, 73 acres water.

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