March 15, 2014
COFFEE WITH THE BIRDS.
Silver Springs State Park
Date: March 15, 2014, 8:0 a.m.
Join an experienced birder for a gentle hike through beautiful Central Florida woodlands identifying birds by sight and sound. Wear comfortable walking shoes; insect repellant suggested. No pets, please. Event is weather permitting. Bring your coffee cup!
Fees: Regular park entry fees apply.
Contact: Contact park for more information.
The park is located east of the city of Ocala. Travel east from Ocala on State Road 40 to the intersection with State Road 35. To find the main springs, “Springside” Entrance, continue east about 500 feet and turn right into the entrance. The address is: 5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488.
To find the equestrian trail head, continue east on SR 40 less than 1 mile, the road narrows from 4 lanes to 2 lanes, past the next red light and the Trail head will be on your right.
For camping and cabins, go to the “Riverside” Entrance, located on State Road 35. At the intersection of SR 40 and SR 35, go south (turn right heading east or turn left heading west), travel about 1 mile and the entrance is on the left, or east side of the road. The address is: 1425 N.E. 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34470.