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De Leon Springs State park Florida!
Enjoy swimming in the 72 degree spring!

ponce-de-leon-springs-state-park-orlandoIt says back in history the springs had become a winter resort, and tourists were promised "A fountain of youth impregnated with a deliciously healthy combination of soda and sulphur".

All we can say is, it's a beautiful park with shady picnic areas, a popular restaurant, swimming for all ages in 72 degree waters, hiking trails, boating, creeks and marshes spread around a huge 18,000 acres of park land here in Cental Florida.

Although De Leon Springs State park does not have camping facilities, other activities include boat tours, canoeing & kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, wildlife viewing, bird watching and a great playground. The park is open 365 days a year from 8am to sunset. See links below for further details.

General Information & Amenities:

  • Park Hours: 8 am - Until sunset (365 days a year)

  • Park Phone: +1 (386) 985-4212

  • Entrance Fees (2011): $5.00 per vehicle 2-8 people per vehicle...$4.00 single occupant vehicle...$2.00 pedestrians, bicyclists etc...$4.00 per hour.

  • Concession & Restaurant: Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant, open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays, serving until 4:00 p.m. Call 386.985.5644 for further information & reservations.

  • Picnic Pavilion Rental Fees: $45.00 per day, plus tax: Rental of small picnic pavilion. $75.00 per day, plus tax: Rental of large picnic pavilion. De Leon Springs State Park has four pavilions.

  • De Leon Springs State Park...Florida state parks homepage

Another popular venue with tourist's and locals. Located around a 75min drive from Orlando, vehicles are required.

Location & Directions:

601 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
De Leon Springs
Florida 32130
Tel: +1 (386) 985-4212

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