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A trip on the Silver River in the Ocala area features some of Florida's most beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife. It's easy to spot alligators, raccoons and even monkeys at the world's largest artesian spring.

How to get there

At the junction of I-75 and SR 40 in Ocala, turn east (right) on SR 40 and go 9 miles to the Silver Springs attraction. Continue past the theme park on SR 40 for 3 miles to Ray Wayside Park. The park is 1/4 mile west of Delks Bluff Bridge.

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GPS: N029 12.847,W081 59.544

ZIP Code: 34488
State/Prov: Florida



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Silver River Reports

There are 19 reports for this location.

 Read ehret1237's report on 3/9/2015, 8 photos
 Read paddlesolo's report (Silver River-Head Spring down.) on 10/22/2013, 13 photos
 Read darkknight's report on 9/22/2012, 9 photos
 Read paddledipper's report (Silver River, Silver Springs) on 3/23/2012, 8 photos
 Read darkknight's report on 12/3/2011, 16 photos
 Read darkknight's report on 8/1/2011, 15 photos
 Read Unknown's report on 5/7/2011, 30 photos
 Read darkknight's report (Sliver River) on 3/18/2011, 23 photos
 Read darkknight's report on 11/13/2010, 30 photos
 Read flkrakr's report on 10/10/2010, 12 photos
 Read darkknight's report on 8/21/2010, 29 photos
 Read pnerissa's report (Ray Wayside to Silver Springs) on 8/15/2010, 11 photos
 Read paddlejunkie's report on 7/13/2009
 Read admin's report (Ray Wayside Park) on 5/16/2009, 12 photos
 Read wildbill's report (Silver River State Park) on 11/22/2008
 Read idlefury's report on 2/25/2008
 Read idlefury's report on 11/11/2006, 6 photos
 Read ed's report on 9/23/2006, 3 photos
 Read Unknown's report on 7/17/2006

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Location by ed, last updated on 3/9/2015.
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