What outdoor hangout spots are near UCF campus apartments?

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Are you an adventure-seeking UCF college student located at the Orlando campus looking for a cool outdoor spot to visit? Lucky for you there are many amazing parks to have some fun at with a diverse number of activities that include boating, picnicking, bicycling, and much more! Within this article, we will be diving into some of the great parks located in the university's area. If you are a student living in a UCF apartment, you should check these out!

Little Econ Greenway 

This park is best known for its multipurpose recreational trail containing a 14-foot wide paved surface to be enjoyed by anyone, walkers, jokers, hikers, and skaters alike. Along the way, you will find natural wildlife habitats to see a variety of native animals to take pictures of and talk about as well. If you're more into a hands-on activity, there are riverside recreational areas for fishing, picnicking, and canoeing. While canoeing down the river, maybe you'll see some native birds fly past or see some cute dogs with their owners strolling by on the trail. Don't forget to put on some sunscreen though; that Florida sun is hot! Located at 2451 North Dean Road, this park is only a short way away from the UCF Orlando campus and only a few minutes away from any Orlando apartments. If you're interested, you should totally check out this amazing location!

Blanchard Park

This location is only a few streets away for UCF college students. Blanchard Park has a bunch of activities for students looking for a fun day outdoors. Located at 2451 North Dean Road, the park advertises canoeing, fishing, tennis and volleyball courts, and some amazing walking trails. Stroll through the park with friends looking for local wildlife to see on the available trails. Afterward, you can get your workout while playing volleyball or tennis with your peers! If you want to take it slow, go for a calming nature walk around the park to clear your mind. This place is a must-see and is fortunately very close to the UCF Campus. If you're curious about visiting, go and explore it for yourself!

East Orange Neighborhood Park

This park has some fun activities for UCF students to enjoy. With its baseball fields, basketball courts, and picnic area, this is a great park to go to if you are looking for something new. Located at 12080 East Colonial Drive, East Orange Neighborhood Park is only a few minutes away from the off-campus apartments near UCF campus. Take your time hanging out at the picnic tables with your significant other or a close friend. Or play some basketball with college friends and get your exercise in for the beach body you've been wanting to get before summer break begins. And if you're interested in playing on the baseball fields, whether that be to play traditional baseball or possibly a game of kickball, those fields are right there for your needs. Overall, this park is a cool experience waiting to be enjoyed by any UCF college student. You should totally take a look at this park!

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