We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-12-24 2017-12-25
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Juniper Springs Recreation Area

    26701 E Highway 40, Ocala National Forest, Silver Springs, FL 34488-6741
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-12-24 2017-12-25
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Silver SpringsSee available hotels in Silver Springs
    Traveller (149)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Room & Suite (1)
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (130)
    There are newer reviews for Juniper Springs Recreation Area
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    31 - 35 of 117 reviews

    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

    2  Thank Cabmcb
    A TripAdvisor Member
    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
    • Number of rooms
    • 78
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Silver Springs
    • Also Known As
    • Juniper Springs Recreation Area Hotel Silver Springs
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (149)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (139)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby Restaurants
    Pineapple Pam's Cafe
    25 reviews
    12.22 km away
    Bass Champions
    57 reviews
    17.67 km away
    Sparky's Place
    141 reviews
    17.79 km away
    Square Meal
    45 reviews
    19.31 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Silver Glen Springs
    111 reviews
    9.61 km away
    St. Johns River Tours, Inc. - Day Tours
    211 reviews
    18.45 km away
    Ocala National Forest
    123 reviews
    27.05 km away
    Salt Springs Recreation Area
    149 reviews
    18.95 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    18 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    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.
    Chere M
    26 September 2016|
    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.
    Room Tips
    "This is not a hotel, but a spring. Not sure why trip advisor thinks it's a hotel."
    Read review
    "This is a campground for tent and trailer camping."
    Read review
    "This is not a hotel, they have a campground, but this is for the Juniper Springs Recreation Area."
    Read review
    "This isn't a hotel, it is a camp ground."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing