Wekiwa Springs State Park
Headwaters of the pristine Wekiva River, a national wild and scenic river, which flows 15 miles to the St. Johns River. This 8,500-acre park has extensive and diverse plant communities and wildlife. The park contains a small population of the Florida Black Bear. Wekiwa Springs State Park is less than one hour from most Central Florida attractions and theme parks. The park contains a concession and gift shop, camping, picnicking, swimming and hiking trails. Timucuan Indians fished and hunted here.