Juniper Springs Recreation Area

One of the oldest and best known recreation areas, Juniper Springs is located on SR 40, just 30 minutes from Ocala. Available amenities include a swimming and picnic area, campground, and trails was constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). There are hundreds of tiny bubbling springs and massive springs gushing out of crevices in the earth beneath a dense canopy of palms and oaks, an oasis within the heart of the desert-like Big Scrub. 

Find more information on the trails here: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/ocala/recreation/recarea/?recid=37190

Policies and fees are subject to change. For more information on the Ocala National Forest pet policy please call the Lake George District Ranger Office at 352-625-2520.

  • Accessible
  • Family Friendly
  • Parking Available
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26701 E Highway 40
Silver Springs, Florida 34488

Phone: (352) 625-3147