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Juniper Springs Rec Area Campground National Forests in Florida Florida

Juniper Springs Rec Area Overview

Juniper Springs has 79 campsites under a dense canopy of old-growth live oaks and near the many springs in the area. Juniper Springs is also one of the oldest and best-known recreation areas on the East Coast. Located between Ocala and Ormond Beach along SR 40.

The campground is open year-round. Amenities include drinking water, flush toilets showers, a dump station and trash collection.  Cell service is good in the area. There are also walkways and a natural trail, an interpretive site (Old Mill House), visitor center and picnic areas.  Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (25 to 45 feet). Each site also has a table, lantern post, BBQ pedestal, food storage locker and fire ring.

You may also like Salt Springs Recreation Area.

Area Recreation & Activities

One of the popular activities is swimming in the crystalline water of Juniper Springs. Juniper Run offers a narrow, winding water way to kayak, canoe or paddle board under a dense canopy of old-growth forest.  And there are many hiking trails to watch the bubbling springs, fauna and wildlife.

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Amenities
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service - Good
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Lantern Post
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Recycling Center
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Kayaking
  • Nature Trails
  • Paddle boarding (SUP)
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
26701 East Hwy 40
Silver Springs, Florida 34488
352-625-3147
Lat / Long:

29.1822222, -81.7125

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Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:

78

Campsite Vehicle Size:

25 to 45 feet.

Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

48

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