Visitors can stroll along the Sand Hill Nature Trail for a self guided tour of the native Florida plants and wildlife found at the park. Canoeists can paddle through the park on the Wekiva River. The Florida black bear, river otter, American alligator, sandhill crane, indigo snake and a variety of more common native species may be observed while horse-back riding, hiking, bicycling or canoeing through the Preserve. There are restrooms in the area near the horse stalls at the Fechtel area of the Preserve and at Katie's Landing.
Primitive camping at Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park is only available to those camping with horses. Equestrian camping is available inside the Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park entrance, off of State Road 44.
There are three access points to Lower Wekiwa River Preserve State Park:
Hiking trails at the south entrance are located at
8300 W. State Road 46, Sanford, FL 32771
Wekiva River can be accessed at Katie's Landing located at
262 Wekiva Park Drive, Sanford, FL 32771
Horseback riding and hiking on the Fechtel Tract is located at
38015 Fechtel Road, Eustis, FL 32726
Type of Trail: Bicycling/Skating, Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
262 Wekiva Park Drive, Sanford, Florida, 32771