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.
Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at: http://www.recreation.gov/camping/juniper-springs-rec-area/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=74036
Day Use $5.50 per person
Overnight parking $12 per vehicle
Camping $22 per site at the Juniper Springs Campground
- Family Friendly
- Parking Available