Kelly Rock spring 

We had opportunity to visit the spring in December. The head of a spring is located next to cave that is closed off. The head of spring is rocky with a strong current bring water shoes. Swimming down the spring you going to notice fish and Turtles. Most people come here during the summer to cool off however if you like snorkeling winter time is the best less people equals clear water.

  • Drive time from Orlando 36 minutues
  • Great for tubing and snorkeling
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Picnicking

Park information

  • Phone number:  (407) 254-1902
  • Hours of Operation: Summer 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.; Winter 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Summer: Park  fills to capacity by 10:00 a.m arrive early
  • Address: 400 E Kelly Park RD Apopka, FL 32712 directions
  • Park website

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     Start at spring head and swim down the spring

 

Florida fresh water springs

The Fountain of Youth is a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. Florida has the larges amount of fresh water springs in the world and early travelers thought they found the fountain of youth. We don’t know if they are the fountain of Youth but they sure are amazing. We are going to start exploring Florida springs best time to visit where to stay and what to do.