Wekiwa Springs State Park RV & Campground Guide


Perfectly clear water flows from a natural spring into the swimming hole at Wekiwa Springs State Park. This is one of the oldest tourist attractions in Florida’s Orange County, and visitors have been coming to paddle and splash in the brilliant water for decades. The water is 72 degrees at all times. Add in central Florida’s spectacularly warm climate, and you have the perfect getaway for any month of the year. With its 25-mile trail network and lush natural environment, you’d never guess that Orlando is just 17 miles south and Apopka is seven miles west.

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Spring 55-85 F
Summer 75-93 F
Fall 55-90 F
Winter 50-70 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wekiwa Springs State Park

With very hot summers and cooler winter evenings, the weather in Wekiwa Springs State Park tends toward the extreme. An RV is a great way to camp in comfort no matter the climate. If you haven’t committed to an RV yet, why not give an RV rental a try? That way, you can test out your favorite model and see how it works for your crew.

Wekiwa Springs State Park Campground

With its rolling hills and beautiful wooded sites, the Wekiwa Springs State Park campground is the perfect place to relax. Since you’re right in the park, you’ll be able to stake out a spot at the swimming area and enjoy the low morning and evening crowd levels. Sites in this campground come with water and electricity; a few even have sewer hookups. In the evenings, build a fire in your private fire ring or enjoy dinner al fresco on your picnic table. Inside the park, you’ll find bathrooms, showers, and a dump station. Campsites cost $24 per night plus tax. You’ll also need to pay $6.70 as a reservation fee.

Wekiva Falls RV Resort

Maximize your natural-springs fun by booking a campsite at Wekiva Falls RV Resort. This family-friendly campground offers a swimming lagoon and an exciting water playground that’s perfect for older kids. Parents can hop in the water or simply watch from the lovely tiki tables along the shore. With a tiki bar, live music, and a marina with kayak rentals, there’s something for everyone. Campsites are green and well-maintained, and each one boasts full hookups. Rates start at $60 per night from May through October and $71 per night from November through April. The resort offers frequent deals, so check the website for current specials.

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What to Do at
Wekiwa Springs State Park

Inside Wekiwa Springs State Park

As soon as you’re all set up in the campground, head down to the Wekiwa Springs State Park swimming hole to take a dip. Don’t be afraid to bring an innertube or another individual flotation device; it’s a popular way to relax in the water. Snorkeling is another fun way to explore the clear waters. The nearby Wekiva River and the Rock Springs Run offer fishing and excellent paddling. You can rent canoes and kayaks inside the park from Wekiwa Springs State Park Nature Adventures. Prefer to stay dry? Explore the many miles of trails in the park on foot, by bike, or on horseback. For a relaxed day, hang out in the picnic area or try geocaching.

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How to Get to
Wekiwa Springs State Park

Getting to Wekiwa Springs State Park requires you to leave the highway behind. From Interstate 4, head west on Wekiva Springs Road. If you’re coming from Highway 429 in the west, take Lester Road to Welch Road. From Highway 441 in the south, go north on Piedmont Wekiwa Road.

Entering Wekiwa Springs State Park

Wekiwa Springs State Park doesn’t have a specific closing time; instead, it’s open every day from 8 a.m. until sundown, which changes seasonally.

Wekiwa Springs State Park Per vehicle (single occupant) : $4.0

Wekiwa Springs State Park Per vehicle (up to eight people) : $6.0

Wekiwa Springs State Park Pedestrian, cyclist, extra passenger : $2.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wekiwa Springs State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Wekiwa Springs State Park?

If you wish to escape the humidity and heat of Orlando, you can visit Wekiwa Springs State Park in the summer and enjoy paddling, kayaking, or swimming. Otherwise, spring is drier than autumn.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Wekiwa Springs State Park?

During your visit, you will likely see white-tailed deer, Florida bears, wild turkeys, and squirrels. Deer usually appear around the dawn and dusk hours. The campground has bear-aware procedures in place.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Wekiwa Springs State Park?

The campground in Wekiwa Springs State Park has 60 spaces and can accommodate RVs up to 50 feet long. Every site has water and electrical hookups in place, and some also have a sewer hookup.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Wekiwa Springs State Park and what is the cost?

You must make a reservation on the Florida State Parks reservation phone line or website. You can reserve that very day before 1:00 p.m. or up to 11 months in advance. The cost for a campsite with electrical and water hookups is $24 per night.

Are pets allowed at Wekiwa Springs State Park?

You are allowed to bring your pet on a 6-foot leash to the campground and on the trails, but pets are not allowed in the swimming area at Wekiwa Springs State Park.