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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.

Google: Maps Earth  ZIP Code: 34488

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 Date: 3/9/2015
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 Miles: 5Photos: 8 

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 Date: 10/22/2013
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 Miles: 5.6Photos: 13 
(Silver River-Head Spring down.) The State of Florida now has included the former tourist attraction as part of Silver River SP and built a very nice paddling launch near the head spring. Members of the FPCKC decided to give it a try.

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 Date: 9/22/2012
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 Miles: 8Photos: 9 
A fun paddle at the Central Florida jewel

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 Date: 3/23/2012
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 Miles: 10.5Photos: 8 
(Silver River, Silver Springs) An enjoyable wildlife filled paddle! - The BEST!

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 Date: 12/3/2011
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Photos: 16 
One of the best paddle trips we have had.

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 Date: 8/1/2011
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 Miles: 8Photos: 15 
   Read darkknight's report
 Date: 5/7/2011
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Photos: 30 
   Read Unknown's report
 Date: 3/18/2011
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 Miles: 8Photos: 23 
(Sliver River)    Read darkknight's report
 Date: 11/13/2010
 Miles: 8Photos: 30 
   Read darkknight's report
 Date: 10/10/2010
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 Miles: 3Photos: 12 
   Read flkrakr's report
 Date: 8/21/2010
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 Miles: 8Photos: 29 
   Read darkknight's report
 Date: 8/15/2010
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 Miles: 8Photos: 11 
(Ray Wayside to Silver Springs)    Read pnerissa's report
 Date: 7/13/2009
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   Read paddlejunkie's report
 Date: 5/16/2009
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 Miles: 7Photos: 12 
(Ray Wayside Park)    Read admin's report
 Date: 11/22/2008
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 Miles: 6
(Silver River State Park)    Read wildbill's report
 Date: 2/25/2008
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 Miles: 10
   Read idlefury's report
 Date: 11/11/2006
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 Miles: 5Photos: 6 
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 Date: 9/23/2006
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 Miles: 4Photos: 3 
   Read ed's report
 Date: 7/17/2006
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 Miles: 4
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Unknown on 3/26/2012 8:20pm    Glad I could help, paddledipper....
darkknight on 3/26/2012 8:02pm    Good report. Thanks. Silver River i...
paddlesolo on 3/26/2012 4:32pm    Thanks for the report, Joy. The lin...
Unknown on 8/8/2011 5:16pm    Yeah, tubing is crazy. A gator coul...
admin on 8/5/2011 9:10am    DK - awesome photos on the Silver R...
Unknown on 8/1/2011 4:52pm    Interesting that the monkeys antici...
Unknown on 3/20/2011 4:21pm    Wonder how the manatee got past the...
paddlesolo on 11/16/2010 3:02pm    Don't apologize for the long report...
admin on 11/16/2010 5:47am    DK - Excellent trip report and phot...
pnerissa on 10/11/2010 4:21pm    Hey! I recognize that gator and the...
Unknown on 10/10/2010 6:54pm    Great pics as usual, flkrakr. But w...
admin on 9/7/2010 6:05am    DK - those were some big honkin' ga...
ed on 8/24/2010 4:06pm    Nice photos DarkKnight. Enjoyed you...
Unknown on 8/18/2010 8:01pm    Nice report, penrissa. All the way...
admin on 2/26/2010 8:25pm    mthallman - I'm guessing if you can...
mthallman on 2/24/2010 12:55pm    I'm looking for some input from any...
Unknown on 7/13/2009 10:17pm    Welcome to Green Wave, paddle junki...
paddlesolo on 7/13/2009 12:01pm    Glad to read a trip report on the S...
paddlesolo on 5/31/2009 6:54am    Looked at red wild flowers and poss...
Unknown on 5/30/2009 8:24pm    Great pics, Ed, The floating red ar...
Unknown on 5/30/2009 2:41pm    "Enough time to make it to the...
flkrakr on 7/12/2008 2:45pm    Guess I better stay in the kayak ne...
Unknown on 3/3/2008 6:04pm    Must have been lots of Federal empl...
oemas on 10/6/2007 9:07am    The Silver River is definitely on e...
ed on 5/26/2007 12:18pm    Just received comments from someone...
ed on 4/11/2006 10:49am    Camping at Silver River is great, b...

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