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Juniper Springs

Juniper spring is located in Silver Springs, Florida. There are multiple access point for swimmers and over 100 springs pumping out fresh water each day. Campers are welcomed. They have your typical water activities; canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling

Known for: Swimming, Kayaking/ canoeing, Hiking, Wildlife viewing, Picnic areas, RV areas

Juniper Springs Experiences & Suggestions (14)

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Juniper Spring, Marion County, May 2017 Aug 9, 2017 - I gravitate toward small, sandy spring runs with overarching tree canopy, so Juniper Spring has always been a favorite. Like many, or perhaps most, of the big springs in Florida, the Juniper headspring was modified long ago for swimming.
Juniper Springs Recreation Area in Ocala National Forest Apr 7, 2017 - This time to the Ocala National Forest, to get passes for Pete and Donna. Unfortunately Donna forgot to bring her ID, so she will have to come back again. Fortunately, we loved the place, so she is anxious to come back.
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Juniper Run, Florida Jul 14, 2016 - We flew down to Florida early December on a jaunt to use a Jan. 1 deadline timeshare. We ended up in Palm Coast, which lies between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach and just south of St. Augustine, on the Atlantic side.
Another Lovely Southern Wilderness: Ocala National Forest Jun 4, 2016 - Between the city of Ocala - known for its farms producing some of the world's finest horses - and the eastern coast of Florida lies a vast forested region containing a variety of wildlands and natural delights.
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Weekend exploring the Central Florida Springs Apr 1, 2016 - As summer approaches and summer vacation inches into a reality, I thought it only appropriate to share some of my favorite weekend getaways that could help this upcoming summer go down in history as the best one yet!
Juniper Springs, Ocala National Forest, Florida Mar 2, 2016 - We rented a tandem kayak to go down 7+ miles of the spring fed stream which started from our camping area. The stream starts out so shallow that I was out of the kayak a number of times pulling it over sandbars until tributaries added more water and depth to the stream.
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A Guide to Native American Heritage at Alexander Springs Jan 26, 2016 - Alexander Springs has always been tops on my list of things to do in the Ocala National Forest. It's one among many of Florida's crystalline springs, where locals and visitors gather to enjoy its many offerings of eco-adventure.
Suz & Zeal: Juniper Springs Canoe Run Jan 17, 2016 - On a Friday evening we headed to the Ocala National Forrest to take on the Juniper Springs Canoe Run. According to Trails.com Juniper Springs is considered one of the best canoe trips in Florida and 1 of the 10 must do canoe runs in the US!
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Have Steph Will Travel: Blue Spring Road Trip Part 2 Dec 23, 2015 - It's a wonderful thing to have a spring this beautiful all to yourself, so I decided that even though it was still a wee bit chilly outside, I should take advantage of the opportunity to explore the waters solo before a bunch of people showed up.
Canoeing Florida's Juniper Run Aug 28, 2015 - Juniper Springs Recreation Area is located in Florida's Ocala National Forest, 22 miles east of Silver Springs on State Road 40. The Ocala is the only subtropical national forest in our country. Local lore tells of someone trying to use dynamite to kill and collect fish in the spring.
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You are the Roots: Juniper Springs Aug 1, 2015 - My parents have a lake home about forty five minutes from this spring, Juniper Springs, so it all seemed to work out perfectly, give or take a few hiccups (see also: our diabetic cat had no choice but to join us on this trip and Ethan wound up coming down with a yucky cold).
Florida Adventures: Kayaking in Juniper Springs State Park Jul 11, 2015 - Kayaking has always been high on my list of adventure activities to uphold. It can be both exhilarating, yet relaxing at the same time. Ultimately, it depends on the location you plan to put the boat in the water!
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Fern Hammock, Salt, Juniper and Alexander Springs Apr 19, 2014 - Our second day started bright and early with a walk around the campground, down the trail to Fern Hammock Springs where we saw a small alligator, and a quick dip in Juniper Springs, followed by breakfast burritos.
Juniper Run Bike, Hike & Paddle Mar 12, 2011 - My friend Bruce connected with John Davis of Trekeast, which is a 4500-mile journey via ped, pedal and paddle in support of a connected mosaic of wild habitat from the Florida Everglades to the Gaspe Peninsula in Canada.

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