Located at the base of a verdant hill, Wekiwa Springs is the second-magnitude spring joined by the Rock Springs in Florida. Together they form the headwaters of the Wekiva River. It is a CDP (census-designated place) and unincorporated region in the United States. Wekiwa Springs is a major tourist attraction, if you want to spend your weekends amidst nature and in bliss. People mostly come here to breathe in the fresh air far away from the polluted city.
The Wekiwa Springs is adjacent to one of the most popular parks near Apopka, Wekiwa Springs State Park. The pool of the spring is kidney-shaped and has a diameter of around 105 feet. This walled spring has a vent of about 35-foot-long with limestone at the greater depth. You can enjoy the impressive boil of Wekiwa Springs. There is another vent of about 2 feet with a width of 15 feet. The approximate discharge from both the boils is 45 million gallons in a day.
The Wekiwa Springs is flocked by families as it has a sandy and flat bottom. The transparent water from the pool run through the scenic floodplain. You can bask in the sun or go swimming. Both ways it is an ideal place to spend a relaxing time with family and friends. For those of you who love adventurous sports, you have a lot in the store. Some of the popular activities include snorkeling, canoeing, trails, hiking and much more.
Nevertheless, it is a perfect picnic spot. You can also go for a camping or try fishing for a change. The emerald springs, abundant wildlife, and the lush hammocks add serenity to this place. Wekiwa Springs in Florida is a leisure retreat for tourists of all kinds. Wekiwa Springs State Park is a must-visit, if you are planning to tour Wekiwa Springs in Florida. Come over in the weekends but make sure to stand in a queue before they open. If they reach their highest capacity, you would get no access to this beautiful place.
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