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    Juniper Springs Recreation Area

    26701 E Highway 40, Ocala National Forest, Silver Springs, FL 34488-6741
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    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    We were on kayaks going down the river. About an hour down we saw an alligator swimming around and looking towards us!! It was too narrow to pass!! Holy crap that was the craziest experience ever. I turned around immediately but my friends watched it...More

    Thank Fernando M
    Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

    My last trip to this beautiful spring and camp ground they have officially closed the platform for jumping into the spring the spring is not that big compared to other ones in the area like Alexander that is absolutely beautiful you cannot even walk through...More

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    Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

    Had so much fun here, camped for two nights with my family. Nice campground very spacious and bathrooms were very close to us! So many Raccoons visited us and stole our food as we didn't put everything away! My family and I kayaked on this...More

    3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 21 June 2016

    Listen to the information at the park about this trip. It is easy paddling but there are many trees across the river which requires almost laying flat in the canoe. However, beautiful scenery, lots of turtles, a couple of alligators. We camped at Alexander Springs....More

    2  Thank Karen B
    Reviewed 28 May 2016

    This is a worth while place to go. Many complain about the $5 per person fee, but that isn't really expensive considering the beauty of the place. You can bring your own food and drinks (no alcohol). The water temp is 72, year round, and...More

    Thank Rebecca U
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    • Silver Springs
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    • Juniper Springs Recreation Area Hotel Silver Springs
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    18 September 2017|
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    Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
    I haven't been there in a couple months. But if you call they can will let you know if it's all clear and safe to go canoeing.
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    26 September 2016|
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    Response from tripcasey | Reviewed this property |
    The campground has designated camping areas, many of the sites are wooded and they all have bear boxes. I didn't look closely to see if trees would accommodate a hammock, but they looked substantial.
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    "This is not a hotel, but a spring. Not sure why trip advisor thinks it's a hotel."
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    "This is a campground for tent and trailer camping."
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    "This is not a hotel, they have a campground, but this is for the Juniper Springs Recreation Area."
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    "This isn't a hotel, it is a camp ground."
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