Silver Springs, FL Trails and Parks

Silver Springs has 15 trails in the vicinity, including 5 for campgrounds and 4 hiking trails. These trails range from 0 to 83.8 miles in length. The most popular trails are Alexander Springs Loop, Silver River and Ocala Horse Country Classic. Trails.com member Cyndi N. recently completed Juniper Springs Recreation Area Campground.
  • Silver RiverView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Silver Spring, which feeds Silver River, has long been a central Florida tourist attraction. Located east of Ocala, much of the beautiful Silver ...

  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area CampgroundView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    This recreation area was developed well in the 1930s and is well taken care of today. Clear, 72-degree Juniper Springs is the centerpiece of ...

  • Hopkins Prairie CampgroundView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Hopkins Prairie is a regular stop on my visits to the Ocala National Forest. The campground itself, albeit primitive, is long on natural beauty. ...

  • Alexander Springs LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    This 11-mile loop of singletrack, beginning at the entrance to Alexander Springs Recreation Area, comprises the northern half of what is officially ...

  • Silver River State Park: Sinkhole and Silver River Nature TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    •  4 to 5 hours for all
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The short hiking trails at Silver River State Park have been named among America’s “Top 15 Hiking Trails” by Reserve America, the organization ...

  • Ocklawaha RiverView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ocklawaha is a fabulous paddling river. However, it was forever altered when it was to be a primary waterway for the Florida Cross State ...

  • Lake Eaton CampgroundView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Lake Eaton Campground is located on the shores of Lake Eaton, amidst a forest of tall pines and live oaks, which spread their shade-giving branches ...

  • Half Moon Lake, Ocala National ForestView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    An out-and-back ride of anywhere from 5 to 30 miles can be ridden on roads with long, gradual hills between Half Moon Lake and Doe lake to the ...

  • Ocala AreaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Silver Springs, FL

    • Birding  
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    This chapter on the birding areas around the Ocala area includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Emeralda Marsh ...

  • Lake Eaton Sinkhole TrailView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  1.7 miles

    The 360,000-acre Ocala National Forest was the first designated national forest east of the Mississippi River. The Big Scrub, as it is affectionately ...

  • North End HikesView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.8 miles

    The observation tower at the end offers a view of the vast prairie. Paynes Prairie is just as it looked centuries ago. This walk traverses both ...

  • Alexander Springs Recreation Area CampgroundView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Alexander Springs is clearly worth preserving— an oasis in the forest and one of the outstanding physical features of central Florida. Imagine ...

  • Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida GreenwayView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    The Cross Florida Greenway stretches from the St. Johns River to the Gulf of Mexico. It is a 110-mile long corridor that encompasses a variety ...

  • Ocala National Forest ClassicView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Road Biking  
    •  74 miles
    •  Guide

    This classic ride offers an excellent day in the woods with quick trips through several hamlets, the largest of which is Salt Springs, and dozens ...

  • Ocala Horse Country ClassicView Trail Details

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    Silver Springs, FL

    • Road Biking  
    •  83.8 miles
    •  Guide

    You're cresting hill after gentle hill. Verdant pastures undulate into the horizon. An Arabian stallion tosses his mane to your right while ...