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Apopka, Florida

Wekiwa Springs State Park

Apopka, Florida



Apopka, Florida
Phone: (407) 884-2009

Sites: 60
Recent Rate: $24 7/2016

Latitude: 28.710511
Longitude: -81.462905

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

45 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park with shady campsites, mature oaks, and lots of wildlife. The park seems to be well maintained and the spring was awesome! Not having a sewer hookup was a minor downfall, but the difficult nature of their check-in process is my biggest complaint. Because of the long line to get into the park, they make RVers pull into a parking lot that does not have a good turning radius especially with a toad. Despite this, we can't wait for our next stay here! We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
41
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the few state parks we found that could accommodate our 42' 5th wheel, and had full hook-ups. We had a back in site but were able to maneuver in with enough room for our truck to fit. Park and site was nice and wooded. Site was shaded with trees. The firepit also was used as a BBQ. Tubing within the park. Bring your own tubes and save on renting. Bring chairs/blanket to sit after tubing and a cooler for food/drinks. They also had a snack bar. We were able to put our own kayak in for free. They also rent kayaks and paddleboards. Nice park. I would definitely stay here again. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Rock Springs/Kelly Park where you can also go tubing. Make sure you arrive when the park opens in the summer. They only allow a limited number of guest parking. Mt. Dora, a nice place to visit, is 25 minutes away. One hour from Orlando but feels like a world away!

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful, heavily wooded park with springs approximately 1/2 mile away. Located in and upscale suburban setting away from heavy traffic and noise. Beautiful and heavily wooded. Great retreat from civilization, but close enough for commuting. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
15
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Trees are in their natural state, that is some hang quite low, making drivers pay close attention on park roads. If your RV is very tall you WILL want to watch your turns where there are trees.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed 3 nights. The spring is very nice to swim in. This park is a great place to have bikes as the spring and fishing hole is very far away from the RV park. The "Noseeums" are nasty after around 3 in the afternoon. It is a nice safe park. The main road is very close to the RV park and can be loud sometimes. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
004
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Swim in the springs. Hiking and biking around the park.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

A little piece of heaven in a very busy area. About 1/2 hour north of Orlando. Really nice state park with a beautiful spring you can swim in. It does get crowded on warm days. Campground is very nice and you sorta get the feeling your in the wilderness. Highly recommended if your in the area. Verizon worked well. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are huge and far apart. Next year all sites will have full hookups. Great trails and the natural springs are awesome! Rangers are helpful and friendly. Good roads to bike on. We are coming back again for a longer period of time. Bathrooms and showers are clean and we'll kept. Lots of wildlife and peaceful. Absolutely loved it! We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Number
59
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Check out Sand Lake for some bass fishing. Rent a canoe or kayak...one, two, or three person. Check out the other natural springs in the area.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Very pretty nicely run State campground. Wooded so some privacy . Close enough to Orlando attractions . Great bike paths in area or within reasonable driving range . We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
34
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Bring bikes!

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff at check in was friendly and helpful. Campsite was ready and clean. Bathrooms were spotless. Even had flowers and Valentine hearts on the mirrors. Enjoyed hiking wet to dry hike and seeing the springs. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1 - 30
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

The site was very clean and level. There were other campers within view but they were quiet. We didn't use the shower facilities but they were within walking distance. There was water and electricity hookup and the dump station was at the entrance of the loop with dumpsters. The spring water swim area was nice but can get crowded during the day. They have kayak rentals and you can bring your own but be warned, you will carry it quite a distance to the launch area but once you get there the river is really quiet and such a nice relaxing ride. You can also stop at the bar on the water for food and drinks. You'll see a lot of gopher tortoises and while we were sitting at our site a young buck casually walked by and later some wild turkeys. Overall it was a very nice stay and we will go back again. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a family trip. We were looking forward to swimming in the spring, however it was packed. Unbelievably crowded at all times of the day. From the campsites, you have to drive over to the springs, as the hike is too far with small children. There is a lot of parking for the spring, however all spots are full by 10AM. Park has succumbed to careless litter. Bandaids, mask parts, cigarettes, and food containers in and around spring. Hundreds of people in the water and no restrooms nearby. You can't leave the park to grab anything from the store, because you will be in a long line, that extends down the main road to get back into the park. The hiking trails were very nice. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

If you need to run to the store, go in the evening.

Don't plan to swim unless you want to swim like a sardine in a can.

Bring bikes and plan to hike.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We recently spent four nights at Wekiwa and we loved it. We have a large fifth wheel (38 feet), but we managed to get in our spot without much trouble. Some of the sites are a little tight, but they are manageable with a big rig. Most of the sites have quite a bit of tree cover, which can make satellite reception difficult, but we managed to get ours working, as well as our antenna. There is not much foliage between most sites, so I wouldn't say that there is a lot of privacy.

There were some sewer hookups in the other loop, but we didn't have a hookup, so we used the showers at the bath house. The showers were acceptable, mostly just older and dirty from recent showers. We used them later in the day, so I suspect they received a lot of use after their cleaning.

The park is beautiful, with hiking, horseback riding and the spring. We brought our own kayaks and went to Kings Landing, about 20 minutes from the park to launch. They say it's 8.5 miles down river, but Mapmyride said we went 11.8 miles. It was beautiful and completely worth it! Kings Landing picks you up at Wekiva Island and takes you back to your vehicle (they also rent canoes).

We plan on returning when we are back in the area, it is a very beautiful park and we enjoyed our time in the campground. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Canoeing or kayaking from Kings Landing. West Orange trail for biking or walking.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park but showing signs of weak management and overuse. Camped during the high season so Shuffled from site to site during my two week stay. Florida State Parks allow you to reserve specific sites instead of non-specific site reservations, therefore, you have situations where a tent is on a 50+ foot long site and there are no sites available for larger motor homes. The entire time we were at the park, only one of our sites was cleaned by the camp host. Found trash in the fire rings, deep tire grooves in another, and trash littered around one loop. All day, people not suppose to be in the campground driving in and looking around. One day, some children threw wooden poles in the middle of the main road as a joke. Park rangers did nothing about it and the poles were still lying next to the road two weeks later as I was exiting the park. Both the campground and the spring are ALWAYS terribly crowded. Bathrooms were clean but dated and musty. Tight getting around corners in the loops. The area around the park is heavy built up and the traffic can be very heavy. Only 30 amp service, so you're only running one air conditioner. In March, this was proving almost inadequate, so you'd be roasting come Summer time. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground is nice. Location is great near Orlando Bathrooms were clean with plenty of room. Some sites have full hookups the springs are about a mile from the camp ground Overall is a great place to stay but need to make reservations well in advance in the winter or the week ends. Road and sites can be a little tight for big rigs but doable. We will return. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This park would rate a 10 if they had 50 amp service. We are a 'big rig' and 30 amps is just not enough. Since it was winter, we were able to manage; however, I think A/C would be a problem in the summer. Sites are large enough for a 42 ft. Motorcoach and the setting is lovely. There are also quite a few services in the area, so getting food, etc. is very easy. A good place to camp! We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
47
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Absolutely loved this park as the sites are well spaced, well kept and ease of entry for all rigs that we saw there. Bathrooms and showers were immaculate. Swimming in Wekiwa Springs is an experience as the water is quite cool and refreshing. Stayed three nights and will return. We camped at Wekiwa Springs State Park in a Motorhome.

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