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Magnolia Park
Type Regional park
Location Orange County, Florida, United States
Nearest city Apopka, Florida
Area 56 acres (0.23 km2)
Created 1962
Operated by Orange County Parks and Recreation
Open Summer: 8:00am - 8:00pm, Winter: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Website orangecountyfl.net

Magnolia Park is a county park located on the eastern shore of Lake Apopka. It is managed by the Orange County Parks and Recreation.

History

The land for Magnolia Park was deeded to Orange County in 1962.

Recreation

Magnolia Park contains picnic tables, playgrounds, volleyball courts, basketball courts, baseball fields, a boat ramp, 18 RV/tent campsites, and 2 group campsites. A trailhead for the Lake Apopka Loop Trail is located on the northwest side of the park.

Wildlife

Magnolia Park is home to about a dozen Peacocks, which have been known to be aggressive at times. Sandhill Cranes, Osprey, Turkey Vultures, American Alligators, and numerous other animals are also regularly spotted at the park.

Access and hours of operation

Magnolia Park is located at 2929 S Binion RD, Apopka, FL 32703. It is open daily, from 8:00am – 8:00pm in the summer, and 8:00am – 6:00pm in the winter.

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