National Wild & Scenic River System Designation
The Wekiva River together with Wekiwa Springs Run, Rock Springs Run and Black Water Creek were designated by the United States Congress as a National Wild and Scenic River in October 2000. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act states that in order for a river to be eligible for designation it must be “free-flowing” and must possess one or more “outstandingly remarkable” values.
Our 5 Outstanding Remarkable Values:
- Wildlife and Habitat
- Water Quality and Quantity
- Historic and Cultural Resources