Parks and Recreation Land
Explore the wild side of Orange County in the 21,000 acres of natural lands. Find your ideal natural escape by clicking here.
Enjoy beautiful safe parks and trails throughout the county. Click here to find all Orange County parks and boat ramps.
Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka; part of Florida's award-winning State Park system.
Charles H. Bronson State Forest, Orlando; managed by the Florida Forest Service.
Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area, Christmas. Managed by FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tosohatchee covers 30,701 acres along 19 miles of the St. Johns River in eastern Orange County. An extensive network of more than 60 miles of trails attracts hikers and backpackers, bicyclists, and equestrians. Primitive camping is available for organized youth groups, equestrians, and hikers. Popular fishing spots include two man-made lakes, the St. Johns River, and numerous creeks and ditches throughout the area. 3365 Taylor Creek Road. Call 407-568-5893.
The St. Johns River Water Management District's conservation lands in Orange County include the Hal Scott Preserve, Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area and Seminole Ranch Conservation Area.
Where to play, eat and sleep on and near the St. Johns River in Orange County
Where to get your gear
Mosquito Creek Outdoors provides what you need for fishing, hunting, kayaking and camping. They also offer the best names in rugged apparel, boots and work wear. 170 S. Washington Avenue, Apopka. 407-886-1716.
St. Johns River Blueway YouTube channel
St Johns River Alliance
2029 North 3rd Street
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250
(904) 247-1972 x 414