Silver River State Park - Ocala, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 29° 12.068 W 082° 03.040
17R E 397860 N 3230726
Quick Description: The park is home to a pioneer cracker village and the Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center. The passport cancellation station is located inside the entry gate to the Silver River State Park in Ocala, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2009 8:35:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM61Q3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member OpinioNate
Views: 26

Long Description:
The passport is available at the entry gate for purchase ($7.95) or papers are available for free to stamp as proof of visitation.

About the park from (visit link)
This park has more than 10 distinct natural communities, dozens of springs, and miles of beautiful trails.

The park is home to a pioneer cracker village and the Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center. The center is operated by the Marion County School District in cooperation with the park and is open to the public on weekends and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00. p.m. Admission to the Museum is $2.00 per person. Children under 6 are free. For more information please visit Silver River Museum (visit link)

Visitors can canoe down the crystal clear river, hike or bike along one of the nature trails, or just sit and watch for the wide variety of birds and wildlife.

The picnic area features three pavilions with grills that may be rented for group outings and a playground for the youngsters.

For overnight stays, the park has a full facility campground and 10 luxury cabins.

Hours:
Florida state parks are open from 8 a.m. until sundown 365 days a year. Friday evenings and some holidays Silver River's gate remains open until 10:00 p.m. to provide convenient arrival for incoming campers.

Admission Fees:
$4.00 per vehicle for up to 8 people. $3.00 Single occupancy vehicle or motorcycles. Pedestrians, bicyclists, passengers in vehicles with holder of annual Individual Entrance Pass, Admission Fee $1.00.

Name of Park, Protected Area, or Cultural Location: Silver River State Park

Name of System or Passport Program: Passport to Florida State Parks

Passport Available: Yes, for purchase

Parking or Entrance Fee: Not listed

Park Website: [Web Link]

Address of Station:
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL USA
34470


Visit Instructions:
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