De Leon Springs State Park

601 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
De Leon Springs, FL 32130- Map It
(386) 985-4212

AAA Editor Notes

De Leon Springs State Park is 1 mi. w. off US 17 at 601 Ponce De Leon Blvd. The springs of this 625-acre park send 19 million gallons of water daily over a spillway into Spring Garden Creek. Swimming is permitted in the spring pool. Canoe, kayak and paddleboat rentals are available. Other features include nature and hiking trails, shady picnic pavilions, a playground, a visitor information center with exhibits and a historic sugar mill. A narrated 50-minute boat tour through the Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge allows passengers to view wildlife while learning about the area's history and folklore. Guests can cook pancakes at their table in a restaurant in the sugar mill. Guided tours are available. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6 (per private vehicle with two to eight people); $4 (motorcyclists or single-occupant private vehicle); $2 (per person arriving by bicycle or on foot). Boat tour $14.
Hours: Daily 8-dusk. Boat tours require a minimum of eight people. Boat tour departs daily at 10, 11, noon and 1. Arrive early on weekends to ensure entrance to park.