September 07, 2014
INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY
Silver Springs State Park
Date: September 7, 2014, 8:00am to close
Come enter the magical Silver Springs State Park for FREE on September 7, 2014. To recieve FREE ADMISSION, bring your library card, a library book, or a donation of a new or gently used family-friendly book to any state park on September 7th. Concessions activities will still require a fee.
Fees: Admission fee waived with presentation of a library card, library book, or family-friendly book donation
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.