Silver Springs is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida located in the Ocala Metro area. It is best known for the group of artesian springs and historic tourist attraction that is now part of Silver Springs State Park.
Juniper Springs Recreation area is a part of the Ocala National Forest. The sparkling springs that reside here are a beautiful crystal clear blue and the perfect temperature for swimming. Along with the springs there is a campground for visitors who wish to stay a few days and nature trails that can be used to walk or hike.