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Rock Springs Run

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My wife and I experience an awesome time camping at this park. Two and a half days, snorkeling... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Jamel A
Hollywood, Florida
A Magical Paddle

We kayaked Rock Springs run on a weekday in March--floating on crystalline water over an underwater... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Rochester, NY
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Tributary of Florida's Wekiva River is ideal for canoeing, birdwatching, viewing wildlife and foliage.
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400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL 32712-5356
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

In the mood for some outdoor activity, then you must check out Kelly Park, Rock Springs located in Apopka, FL. Feel free to take a dip in the free-flowing natural spring, or, set up for camping, or go for a long hike on their 245-acre...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Maribel S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I experience an awesome time camping at this park. Two and a half days, snorkeling, tubing, hiking, fishing, and being one with nature.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jamel A
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We kayaked Rock Springs run on a weekday in March--floating on crystalline water over an underwater garden growing on pure white sand, and surrounded by subtropical gardens, both floating and on shore. Words can't describe it. Magical! It bears mentioning that, though other reviewers report...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank pondandpines
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Rock Springs is a wonderful place to spend a leisure day with your family. Swimming, picnic areas and gliding down the run on a tube, it's all available. The water is crystal clear, but cold. Of course on a hot afternoon it can certainly be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank cynthia b
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Beautiful weather on a peaceful Wednesday afternoon. Hardly anyone here today. The water is amazingly clean and clear. A gentle float was just what we needed. Beautiful area with many picnic spots. Don't miss this when you're in the area.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This has a very good atmosphere and clean place to visit more often as it has been kept in good condition overall.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Waldy S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The run is in Kelly Park and you can rent a tube at a place about half a mile before entrance to park or take your own. Crystal clear refreshing water and a good run though not long which ends in pool area where you...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank kwc973
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is hard for me to believe that this place is within 30 minutes of Orlando. The springhead is one of the prettiest I've ever seen. The run is just beautiful. Do yourself a favor: leave the park and go just up the road to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
7  Thank LakeCountyPam
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A wonderful place to float on crystal clear water. We saw lots of fish and turtles along the way. Very relaxing and fun for the whole family.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank AGunst
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We rented a canoe for the three of us. We are all inexperienced and had a difficult time navigating. A fairly large alligator swam just in front of our canoe and shortly after we lost control of the canoe and capsized. Recovered most of our...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Elusia1
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22 July 2018|
Response from Stephen F | Reviewed this property |
This is a County Park, when it closes due to capacity, they put sheriff'f's deputies at the front to turn cars away. They will allow people to enter as others leave, but the chances of being there when someone leaves are... More
19 July 2018|
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Response from Stephen F | Reviewed this property |
The park is county owned and operated. The county will allow for a reservation for a sheltered picnic table area with notice in advance, however these are not cabanas. You can find that information on the Orange County... More
Laura D
15 May 2018|
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Response from Crystal0211 |
Water this cold usually don’t them as they are cold blooded and love warmer waters