Rock Springs Run State Reserve
Welcome to Rock Springs Run State Reserve
Sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, swamps, and miles of pristine shoreline along Rock Springs Run and the Wekiva River make this reserve a refuge of natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy bicycling, hiking, or horseback riding along 17 miles of trails. Guided trail rides and horse rentals are available. The trail may be closed temporarily on days when reserve staff is conducting prescribed burns. Each fall, areas of the reserve are closed to equestrians during weekends of special hunts. Primitive campsites on Rock Springs Run and the Wekiva River are accessible by canoe only. Equestrian camping facilities are available. Campsites can be reserved by calling Wekiwa Springs State Park. Located in Sorrento off State Road 46. The reserve is open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.
ATTENTION VISITORS: THERE IS NO SWIMMING AT ROCK SPRINGS RUN STATE RESERVE.
Rock Springs Run Reserve is co-managed with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for the purpose of hunting for these dates listed.
General Gun Season: November 7-9 and 14-16.
Permit, Stamp and License Requirements - Quota permit, daily permit (if hunting the West BMK portion), hunting license, management area permit and deer permit (if hunting deer).
Legal to Hunt - Deer with at least 1 antler having 3 or more points (each point 1-inch or more in length), antlerless deer by antlerless deer permit only (each antlerless deer permit allows the take of only 1 doe or 1 buck with antlers less than 5 inches in length, but not spotted fawn) and wild hog.
Small Game Season: November 29-30; December 6-7 and January 3-4.
Permit, Stamp and License Requirements - Daily quota permit, daily permit (if hunting the West BMK portion), hunting license and management area permit.
Archery Season: September 26-28 and October 3-5.
Muzzleloading Gun Season: October 18-20 and 24-26.