Park's Hours and Fees

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De Leon Springs State Park


8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.

The Sugar Mill Restaurant is open everday except Thanksgiving and Christmas, from 9:00 to 5:00 on weekdays and 8:00-5:00 on weekends and holidays, serving until 4:00.

The park is located about 6 miles north of Deland.  From I-4, take Exits 114 or 118 west to US 17 then north to the town of De Leon Springs.  Turn left on Ponce de Leon Blvd. and proceed 3/4 mile to the entrance.  From Ocala and I-75, take SR 40 east to US 17 in Barberville then south 7 miles.  Turn right on Ponce de Leon Blvd.


$6 per vehicle: 2-8 people

$4.00 per vehicle: one person only

$4.00 per motorcycle

$2.00 per person for pedestrians, bicyclists and extra passengers

Pavilions 1 & 2 are $75.00 plus tax.  Each seats 50-60 people, has a large grill, water, and electricity.

Pavilions 3 & 4 are $45.00 plus tax.  Each seats 40-50 people, has a large grill and water but no electricity.

Divers - Instructional diving only.  Instructors must have a dive permit, which is $200 plus tax.  Students pay the park entrance fee.