rock springs run state reserve
located about 10 miles west of sanford is the rock springs run state reserve. this is a wildlife management area that offers hiking, equestrian trails, and camping. horses can be rented at the park. to reserve horses call 352-735-6266. this area has one of the largest black bear populations in central florida. the high fence around the park is to protect bears from the heavy traffic on SR46. from sanford take SR46 west about 10 miles, the sign for the park is on the left. please note: you can not get to rock springs from here. rock springs is a orange county park located near apopka florida. see my apopka pages for info about rock springs.