Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

General Information

  1. Location

    The Orlando Wetlands Park is located at 25155 Wheeler Road, Christmas, FL 32709. The Park is located approximately 27 miles east from downtown Orlando and approximately 14 miles west off the I-95 Titusville exit.
  2. Park Hours

    Open 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset. The Park is open 365 days of the year. There is no fee to enter the Park.
  3. Parking

    Parking is located at the entrance to the Park and is free of charge. Motorized vehicles are not permitted inside the Park.
  4. Weather

    Seasonal weather in Central Florida can vary from cool to very hot. The Park's geography consists mostly of open exposed marsh with little to no shade; however, there are shaded wooded trails along the Park's perimeter. From late spring, through summer and early fall, expect hot temperatures with the potential for high humidity and thunderstorms.
  5. Visitor's Center

    The Education Center is a visitor center with permanent and seasonal exhibits that include live animals and multimedia displays. It is located just off the west side of the parking lot and is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays, from 9 am to 3 pm. Just north of the parking lot is the entrance pavilion with informational displays, map guides of the Park, and informative brochures. Stop here to sign-in and out of the Park.

Park Rules

  • Sign in and out
  • No pets allowed
  • No motorized vehicles beyond parking area
  • No fishing or swimming
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No littering
  • No collecting of plants or animals
  • No boating
  • No drones or flying of remote control vehicles

Things To Do

Find out about the Park’s available amenities and the types of activities permitted in the Park.

Tours & Events

Information about guided tours, special programs and our event calendar can be found on our Tours and Programs page.

Maps & Brochures

The Park offers numerous brochures including a Map Guide of the Park, wildlife checklists, trail guides and more.


Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common questions about the Park.

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