Ranger Programs at Silver Springs State Park
COFFEE WITH THE BIRDS
Silver Springs State Park
3rd Saturday of the month, 8am
Wake up your senses! Discover the sights and sounds of the birds that inhabit our many different natural communities. Join a local birding expert for a gentle walk on Silver Springs State Park’s trails. Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suitable for the weather. A field guide and binoculars would be helpful. Enter at the entrance off of SR 35, and meet at the Silver River Museum. Bring your coffee cup. No pets, please.
Fees: Regular park entry fees apply.
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.