Canoe, kayak and paddleboat rental available. Accessible parking, restrooms and paved walkways are close to the restaurant and boat dock. Paddle away on your trip downstream from De Leon Springs on Spring Garden Run. Return at your leisure (all boats must be returned by 4:45 daily). You'll be floating Spring Garden Run surrounded by The Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge. Established in 1964, Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 21,574 acres along the St. Johns River (Florida's longest river) near De Leon Springs.
The Refuge has:
- 11,100 acres of freshwater marsh
- 7,200 acres of hardwood swamps
- 2,400 acres of uplands
- More than 1,000 acres of lakes, streams, and canals