Weeki Wachee


Useful Information

Location: North of Clearwater, at Hwy 55 in Spring Hill.
Open: All year daily 9-17:30.
[2020]
Fee: Adults USD 13, Children (6-12) USD 8, Children (0-5) free.
Groups (+): Adults USD , Children (5-15) USD .
[2020]
Classification: KarstKarst Spring
Light: n/a
Dimension: Production: 442,893m²/d. T=23 °C.
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Address: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee FL 34606, Tel: +1-352-592-5656
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History


Description

Weeki Wachee is the name of a karst spring. Named by the Seminole Indians it means little spring or winding river in their language. This is the resurgence of a water filled river cave. The average production is 440,000m³/day which causes a current of 2.2m/s three to five meters below the surface of the spring.

This spring is a classical water park