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Headline 5: Online camping reservations for Kelly, Magnolia, Moss and Trimble Parks are open for individual and group camping (limited capacity); reservations are not accepted over the phone or by email. Clarcona Horse Park’s camp sites are available in-person only, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Headline 6: All County-run youth, adult and senior programs and gatherings remain suspended; all room rentals remain suspended; all fitness centers, gyms, game rooms, basketball courts, Kelly Park’s Rock Springs swim/tubing area and the Fort Gatlin Pool remain closed until further notice.

Headline 7: Open as of October 14, 2020: pavilion rentals for groups of less than 50 people, splash pads (limited capacity), hockey rink, volleyball courts, playgrounds (limited capacity), field rentals for adult athletics, 11 public boat ramps and kayak/canoe launches.

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View the pond for which the preserve was named and enjoy the scenery from a bench or picnic table along the trail.
Hidden Pond Preserve
Hidden Pond Preserve
Bench Picnic Area/Grills Scenic Trails Wildlife
Hours of Operation:
Sunrise to sunset
Phone Number: (407) 836-1400
Address:
20501 FL-520
Orlando, FL 32833
Acreage: 113
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The Hidden Pond Preserve is located in east Orange County off of SR 520 and is managed by Orange County Environmental Protection Division. Hidden Pond provides a unique opportunity for viewing Florida’s marvelous native flora and fauna. Visitors may hike among mesic flatwoods and basin swamps, before stopping at a scenic picnic area with a view of the pond for which the preserve is named. Hikers have the chance to observe a plethora of wildflowers, butterflies, deer, and birds while appreciating ongoing conservation and restoration efforts.

Amenities include picnic areas, benches, a parking lot, informational kiosks, and marked trails of varying difficulty. Future plans for the preserve include educational signage and an observation pier.

For more information on this or other Green PLACE properties, contact:
Environmental Protection Division
3165 McCrory Pl.
Orlando, FL 32803
Email EPD@ocfl.net

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Email: parks@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-6200
Parks' Events InfoLine: (407) 836-6280
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