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De Leon Springs State Park

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came here cause someone recomended the place. cost $6 to enter. we dipped our feet in the cold... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darla F
Litchfield, Illinois
Great little find

One of two great trips during our depressing stay at the Royal Floridian in Ormond Beach. This... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sugar mill”(52 reviews)
“swimming area”(30 reviews)
“boat tour”(36 reviews)
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601 Ponce de Leon Blvd, De Leon Springs, FL 32130-3399
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a day trip with my grandson. This was a last minute outing and were not prepared for the opportunity to swim... although my 2 year old grandson wasn't keen the seaweed and cold water up to his feet. For the naturalist, I am...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 2 hours to see this park and do some kayaking but they don’t rent kayaks at this time for some reason, there nothing Special to do here please save your time...

1  Thank rextor54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

came here cause someone recomended the place. cost $6 to enter. we dipped our feet in the cold water and left. it was neet the spring and all. but who wants to swim in ice cold water. to me it was not worth $6 to...More

Thank Darla F
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

One of two great trips during our depressing stay at the Royal Floridian in Ormond Beach. This amazing little park was a great find. We had a delightful walk in the park, cooled our feet in the pool and then a lovely picnic. We all...More

Thank paulrU3860WQ
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This park, compared to others, is nothing special. But for $6 for a car load... it's a cheap place to swim. You can also rent canoes, paddleboards, and kayaks. The Sugarmill makes it worth it.

Thank haleym319
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

went to deleon springs this weekend. lot to do swim in the springs rent a boat or canoe fish. get there early to enjoy the pancakes at the old Spanish sugar mill restaurant. Park opens at 8 am plenty places to have picnics

1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went there for the pancake house, and enjoyed the springs. Cold, and beautiful. Took a little hike. As an avid hiker, I was bummed I had too little time to check out the trails more.

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

BayNews9 in Tampa did a review of the "gristmill" and made it sound like a great place to take our grandchildren for a new experience. Never again! They failed to mention that it is inside a state park so first you pay admission to the...More

3  Thank 121Jane121
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This beautiful natural spring is one of the best cleanest in Central Florida in my opinion & only $6 per car! On a FL hot day, the refreshing cool water is awesome to enjoy! We made pancakes at the quaint Sugar Mill restaurant right by...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I am a native Floridian and have visited MANY of Florida's springs. This one is very nice. Not the best, but certainly worth a visit.

Thank Christina H
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28 July 2018|
Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
sorry only done this Springs but the John Dickinson State Park Key Largo is excellent.
Lacie B
27 July 2018|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can snorkel but there is not much to see . You can kayak, swim, take boat ride, cook pancakes ,
14 March 2018|
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Response from Janice R | Reviewed this property |
They serve breakfast all day until 4 PM. Monday thru Friday 9 - 4. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 8 - 4. They close at 5 PM daily. They also have other items, sandwiches, salads, French Toast, Eggs, and side orders of meats... More