April 12, 2014
SPRUCE UP THE SPRINGS
Silver Springs State Park
Date: April 12, 2014, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Take this opportunity to spruce up your park! Whether you are an old hat at volunteering with the Florida State Parks or looking for a way to get involved, this event is for you. Come prepared with comfortable work clothes, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, and gloves.
If you have any questions, email Rachel.Fonvielle@DEP.State.FL.US for more information.
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.