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De Leon Springs State Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great little find

One of two great trips during our depressing stay at the Royal Floridian in Ormond Beach. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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a lot to do

went to deleon springs this weekend. lot to do swim in the springs rent a boat or canoe fish. get... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Joseph M
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sugar mill”(52 reviews)
“swimming area”(30 reviews)
“boat tour”(36 reviews)
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601 Ponce de Leon Blvd, De Leon Springs, FL 32130-3399
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of two great trips during our depressing stay at the Royal Floridian in Ormond Beach. This amazing little park was a great find. We had a delightful walk in the park, cooled our feet in the pool and then a lovely picnic. We all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park, compared to others, is nothing special. But for $6 for a car load... it's a cheap place to swim. You can also rent canoes, paddleboards, and kayaks. The Sugarmill makes it worth it.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

went to deleon springs this weekend. lot to do swim in the springs rent a boat or canoe fish. get there early to enjoy the pancakes at the old Spanish sugar mill restaurant. Park opens at 8 am plenty places to have picnics

1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went there for the pancake house, and enjoyed the springs. Cold, and beautiful. Took a little hike. As an avid hiker, I was bummed I had too little time to check out the trails more.

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

BayNews9 in Tampa did a review of the "gristmill" and made it sound like a great place to take our grandchildren for a new experience. Never again! They failed to mention that it is inside a state park so first you pay admission to the...More

3  Thank 121Jane121
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This beautiful natural spring is one of the best cleanest in Central Florida in my opinion & only $6 per car! On a FL hot day, the refreshing cool water is awesome to enjoy! We made pancakes at the quaint Sugar Mill restaurant right by...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I am a native Floridian and have visited MANY of Florida's springs. This one is very nice. Not the best, but certainly worth a visit.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We attempted to stop by for pancakes at noon on a Wednesday, but were greeted by a 1.5 hour wait. This wait was caused by a lack of wait staff - half of the restaurant was empty. I won't be going back anytime soon.

1  Thank JStatler71
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Our family met some friends for a day trip over from Daytona/Ormond. We had a blast swimming in the springs (be prepared for the cold water temperature!), renting a canoe for an hour of paddling (we saw osprey, jumping fish and an alligator), and eating...More

2  Thank Generals36
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We went kayaking. Ate lunch in the VERY BUSY restaurant. Rode on the nature pontoon boat. The kayaking was easy. The food and service was good. The nature boat ride was very interesting.

1  Thank Alexander F
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28 July 2018|
Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
sorry only done this Springs but the John Dickinson State Park Key Largo is excellent.
Lacie B
27 July 2018|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can snorkel but there is not much to see . You can kayak, swim, take boat ride, cook pancakes ,
15 March 2018|
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Response from Janice R | Reviewed this property |
They serve breakfast all day until 4 PM. Monday thru Friday 9 - 4. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 8 - 4. They close at 5 PM daily. They also have other items, sandwiches, salads, French Toast, Eggs, and side orders of meats... More