The calendar may say it is Winter but it is a great time to take a break and unwind from your busy life in this beautiful state park just 16 miles from downtown Orlando. Wekiwa is a full service state park with something for everyone. With the days being cooler why not hike along a portion of more than 13 miles of trails and then revitalize in the refreshing 72 degree spring. Or rent a canoe...
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Wekiwa Springs State Park
Welcome to Wekiwa Springs State Park
Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse of what Central Florida looked like when Timucuan Indians fished and hunted these lands. Just one hour from most central Florida attractions, Wekiwa Springs offers visitors the opportunity to relax in a natural setting, enjoy a picnic, or take a swim in the cool spring.
Thirteen miles of trails provide opportunities for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. Canoeists and kayakers can paddle along the Wekiva River and Rock Springs Run. Canoe and kayak rentals are available from the park's concessionaire. Options for camping include a full facility campground and primitive camping areas.
This is a very popular park, particularly on summer weekends. To ensure entrance, we recommend arriving early; otherwise, the parking area will be full and you may not be able to enter.