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De Leon Spring State Recreation Area

De Leon Springs, FL
+1 386-985-5644
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Charming little jewel!

De Leon Springs is probably the most famous for its mill turned pancake house, but it has a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathi D
Palm Coast, Florida
Nice place to wait

We were here for the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant and had an hour to wait. The park is well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clarkston, Michigan
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Located on the eastern side of Lake Woodruff in the National Wildlife Refuge, this park offers outdoor fun, restaurants and picnic areas.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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De Leon Springs, FL
+1 386-985-5644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

De Leon Springs is probably the most famous for its mill turned pancake house, but it has a lot more to offer! The trails offer views of the springs as well as walks through the wooded areas and you can spot a good variety of...More

Thank Kathi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant and had an hour to wait. The park is well maintained with nice walking paths, playscape for little ones and a pond (that some very adventurous cold people took a swim in). There are plenty...More

Thank medpedsbrian
Reviewed 27 November 2017

So much to do and see here. Make your own pancakes or have another great item off the menu, boat rides, swimming, picnic, trails, etc GREAT

Thank dmckeag
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We really liked the bathroom in these waters a little sulphurous and a bit cold too, there is a pancake restaurant that has to go to live an authentic experience.

1  Thank Pelias M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a very beautiful park nice swimming hole!! It is encircled by a concert walkway. The swimming area is handicap accessible it has a lift chair to lift you in and out of the swimming hole, which I think is wonderful! There is a...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Florida most of my life but failed to go this beautiful place for some reason. The swimming hole is big and the water is crystal clear. We will be going back for sure. We didn't get to go to the restaurant...More

Thank sasparilla97
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

this is a place that is really down to earth and old-fashioned to me great place to bring your children have a park to go swimming canoeing kayaking and a little restaurant where you can make your own pancakes eggs French toast very good experience...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Oh how I can tell you about DeLeon Springs! Many a days back when I was a youngster, my grandparents would take me there to enjoy a day of swimming and relaxation. This swimming area is where my oldest son learned to swim and swam...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is tucked away off the main road in Deland, but it's worth the visit. The springs are around 70 degrees year-round, and there is an area for swimming/sunbathing/picnicking. There are several bike and hiking trails surrounding the springs, one of which (that isn't...More

Thank TravelRaen
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The park is quiet, beautiful old trees, flowers in bloom, waterfall, museum so full of information. Just wonderful sitting watch people watching the birds, squirrels,and fish. Manatees came up the canal and were playing in front of everyone, very active that day. The grounds are...More

Thank Barbara F
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April M
11 May 2016|
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Response from James E | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. here is camping info from their web page.............Camping Florida's state parks have plenty of options for camping throughout the state. Full-facility campsites for tent campers and RVers include water... More