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Rock Springs Run

400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL 32712-5356
+1 407-254-1902
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I mean really really early. In the summer the place is packed!!! We tried twice this summer. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Winter Park, Florida
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Fabulous - real experience

We've just swam along side otters, fish and turtles. We found a cheeky raccoon on a walk, came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tributary of Florida's Wekiva River is ideal for canoeing, birdwatching, viewing wildlife and foliage.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL 32712-5356
+1 407-254-1902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I mean really really early. In the summer the place is packed!!! We tried twice this summer. This week we arrived at 9am and it was already full :(

1  Thank nborck18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just swam along side otters, fish and turtles. We found a cheeky raccoon on a walk, came trotting up the path towards us. I would suggest swim shoes if you're a bit squeamish about things under your feet (I am so kept my flip...More

7  Thank DutchLewes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The springs are beautiful and plenty of areas to sit and relax. They dont allow large tents or umbrellas so prepare to find shade.The water is not deep and you have to bring your own tubes. They have charging points to inflate and the spring...More

3  Thank davetHarrison
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went out on a kayak tour with Justin from Get Up And Go Kayak. He has see through clear kayaks. This place is beautiful. I loved every moment and every turn. I def want to go back again. If you want a tour look him...More

4  Thank ronald w
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to kayak Rock Springs Run, the best place to launch from is Kings landing, that's where we launched from and paddled up to Rock Springs. Rock Springs Run is probably one of the most beautiful spring runs in Florida. The water is...More

4  Thank Kumiko T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great park, large area for relaxing near the water and lot of room to swim. The tubing is great and easy to access. The run is kind of short, but easy to do again and again and great for kids. We saw deer and some...More

1  Thank darknite1
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

3  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.

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

1  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

1  Thank cynthia b
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Kumiko T | Reviewed this property |
During mating season or when young gators are nesting have caution, but typically they won't bother you if you keep your distance. I would avoid swimming in deep dark waters and where it's not a designated swimming area, and... More