Wekiva River, Florida
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Wekiva River, Florida report (to accompany H.R. 3155) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Law and legislation -- Florida,
  • Wekiva River (Seminole County, Fla.)

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SeriesReport / 104th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 104-824.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17686524M

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The Wekiva River (sometimes spelled Wekiwa, a Creek word meaning "spring of water") is a mile-long ( km) river in Central Florida, north of Orlando in the United originates in Apopka and joins the St. Johns River, the longest river in the state, in Wekiva River system includes the main stem joined by three main tributaries - Rock Springs Run, Country: United States. To Book a campsite please call the Wekiwa Springs State Park at () The sites are $ per night per person. A permit is required and you can’t reserve the sites more than 60 days out. There are three great sites to camp at on Rock Springs Run: Indian Mound (Our Favorite) Big Buck Campsite. Otter Campsite. Wekiva River. The Wekiva River Basin is a complex ecological system of rivers, springs, seepage areas, lakes, streams, sinkholes, wetland prairies, hardwood hammocks, pine flatwoods and sand pine scrub communities. Water quality is exhibited in two ways. Several streams are clear due to being spring-fed. The Wekiva River and Rock Springs Run has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water, a State Canoe Trail, and has recently been added to the federal Wild and Scenic Rivers program. Canoeing down to Rock Springs Run is like taking a step back in time. This is how Central Florida looked when the Timucauan Indians fished and hunted these lands.

Contact Us Home; Contact Us; Contact Us. Wekiva River Rd Sorrento, FL Phone: Email: [email protected] Ready to book a reservation? Have questions about the park? We’d love to hear from you! Call us at the number above, send us an email or fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you soon. Wekiva River rentals are a great way to spend the day! Explore the beautiful Wekiva River in your choice of watercraft. Choose from paddle boards, canoes, or kayaks to customize your day on the river. Experience the sights and sounds of scenery that is teeming with wildlife in every season. Immerse yourself in Florida's unique ecosystem on a group kayak tour down the Wekiva River. Keep your eyes peeled for manatees, alligators, and maybe even a black bear, as you paddle downstream. Your knowledgeable guide takes care of navigation, as well as narration about the surrounding flora and fauna.5/5(33). This 7,acre area containing diverse plants and wildlife is also popular for swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping. Certificate of Excellence. Hours Today: AM - PM. Wekiwa Cir, Apopka, FL +1 Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing. Thank you. Tripadvisor has been notified/5().

Explore one of Florida's last remaining wild and scenic rivers. Just minutes away from the traffic and crowds of Orlando is one of Florida's best-kept secrets an adventure that sweeps you back in time to the era of Wild Florida. Wekiwa Springs State Park Nature Adventures has crafted an itinerary that allows you to enhance the opportunities.   Wekiva River. We invite you to come observe and enjoy the unique ecosystem of this spring-fed river. Springs, and their corresponding rivers, have been widely used as important recreational and educational locations throughout Florida history. The spring leads to the underground waterways, flowing through limestone caverns below the surface. The Blackwater Creek is for those paddlers who enjoy a bit more adventure and love serious wilderness. The creek flows through an ancient, maybe prehistoric, cypress swamp. Born on the waters of Lake Norris, the creek stretches for over twenty miles, eventually emerging onto the Wekiva River just upstream from the St. Johns River. Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve is an exceptional place. Springs, large and small, bubble up from deep within the limestone labyrinth that underlies central Florida, forming creeks and rivers that wind for miles through forested floodplains and swamps, .