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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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Family outing

Always a blast, grills available, love lazy river! Come early stay late, summertime bring bug... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pennykersey
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Amazing hidden gem in Orlando

Amazing place with tons of stuff to do, including canoes, kayaks, camping, bbq, trails... and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GonzaloGarcia
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Miami, Florida
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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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+1 407-884-2008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a blast, grills available, love lazy river! Come early stay late, summertime bring bug repellent occasional deer flies!

Thank Pennykersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place with tons of stuff to do, including canoes, kayaks, camping, bbq, trails... and the most important, a beautiful natural spring! It's amazing. We want to go back and spend a full day

Thank GonzaloGarcia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spring was great! Kayaking was rough (they don’t make it easy for you if you bring your own kayak, you have to carry it up and down a hill) but it’s worth the trip. Bathrooms were mostly clean. I gave it 4 stars because they...More

Thank Theresa M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of kayaking, swimming and walking. Brought picnic with us. Wasn’t crowded day we went but heard it gets very busy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this oasis after 4 excruciating days of queues at Orlando s theme parks which costs you arm and a leg literally speaking Had wanted to hike up stream but due to the hurricanes , the walking paths were closed in Nov We saw a...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Went out kayaking, on this lovely river. Beatiful surroundings and easy to navigate, fantastic wildlife all around us.

Thank burgen1
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This place is beautiful, and I recommend going there, but if you are primitive camping, you will need to talk to about 5 people before you can actually get a site. Primitive camping is first come first serve. My boyfriend and I called ahead of...More

Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning State Park. The spring area is very beautiful and offers great swimming. Just be sure to get here early in the summer as they close the park if it gets too full. I went on a short drive through the park...More

Thank Chandler M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Pricing was reasonable for 2 hrs. We saw a gator family, turtles and birds along the way. We went mid morning before it got too busy. By the time we paddled back from Kings landing, there were a lot more people on the water. They...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Take a break from the theme parks and Orlando, and paddle your own canoe for a small price. Beautiful park, nice swimming area, and awesome canoe run. Clear water, alligators swimming along side the canoe, baby alligators, turtles, fish, beautiful vegetation, including iris blooming in...More

Thank chippie1977
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Kiersten H
12 April 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
11 March 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I.d recommend calling the park.
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Wesley P
11 January 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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