Spring Into Fun

Seven springs just a short drive from Orlando.

Florida boasts some of the best springs in the country, offering visitors a chance to hike, camp, and enjoy the outdoors year round. We've broken down several in the Central Florida area according to their activities.

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 Wekiwa Springs State Park 

1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka

Activities: Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking/Canoeing, Camping, Equestrian Trails, Hiking, Snorkeling

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 Blue Spring State Park 

2100 W. French Ave., Orange City

Activities: Scuba Diving, Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking/Canoeing, Camping, Hiking, Snorkeling

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De Leon Springs State Park 

601 Ponce de Leon Blvd., De Leon Springs

Activities: Scuba Diving*, Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking/Canoeing, Hiking, Snorkeling

*Instructional scuba sessions only; no recreational diving

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Alexander Springs Recreation Area 

49525 County Road 445, Altoona 

Activities: Scuba Diving*, Swimming,  Camping, Hiking

*With certification

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 Juniper Springs Recreation Area 

26701 E. Highway 40, Silver Springs

Activities: Swimming, Kayaking/Canoeing, Camping, Hiking

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Silver Glen Springs 

5301 N. Highway 19, Fort McCoy

Activities: Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking/Canoeing, Hiking, Snorkeling

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 Salt Springs 

13851 N. Hwy 19, Salt Springs

Activities: Swimming, Camping,  Hiking

Learn more about our Florida springs at www.floridasprings.org