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Does Salt Springs Campground have full hookups?

Does Salt Springs Campground have full hookups?

The largest campground in the Ocala National Forest and the only one with full hookups for RVs, the Salt Springs Campground inside Salt Springs Recreation Area offers 106 RV/trailer sites and a designated tenting area for up to 54 tents.

How much does it cost to camp at Salt Springs?

Camping. The campground lies north of the entrance station of Salt Springs Recreation Area, so turn left if you’re headed there. There are 54 tent campsites with no hookups, located close to the Bear Swamp Trail and the back road down to the launch. These cost $23 per night.

Is Salt Springs Florida Open?

Plenty of outdoor activities keep campers and day-use visitors busy, including swimming in the springs, fishing, snorkeling, hiking and boating….At a Glance.

Operational Hours: Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (hours vary by season)
Reservations: Reservations for the campground may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online:

Are there alligators in Salt Springs?

Salt Springs is seated among the Ocala National Forest. The recreation area is home to the Salt Springs, with clear water that is 72°F year round. The springs are full of bass, turtles, and blue crabs. Although alligators inhabit the area, the swimming hole is safe and free from these predators during the day.

Is alcohol allowed at Salt Springs?

Rules and Regulations. No alcohol is allowed. Dogs are allowed in the campgrounds as long as they are always on a leash, cleaned up after, and quiet. Dogs running loose in the campgrounds and dogs that bark a lot are not tolerated in this park.

Can you swim at Silver Springs?

As of now, swimming is not permitted at Silver Springs. Boating, kayaking and canoeing are alternatives guests can enjoy in order to experience our beautiful waters first hand.

Can you swim at Silver Glen Springs?

Swimming. With constant 73°F crystal-clear water and a basin that slopes gently to the spring, Silver Glen Springs is a popular swimming hole. Bring your snorkel and meet the fish face to face!

How much does it cost to get into Silver Glen Springs?

The admission fee for day-use is only $6 per person. Policies and fees are subject to change. For more information on the Ocala National Forest pet policy please call the Lake George District Ranger Office at 352-625-2520.

How much does it cost to swim at Salt Springs?

The daily fee is $6.50 per person, and worth every penny! There are restrooms and changing areas as well as a small store with snacks and spring swimming items located on the path to the swimming area. Nature abounds at Salt Springs, go and explore it.

Are there still monkeys at Silver Springs?

The monkeys, rhesus macaques, originate from two small groups released into the Silver Springs state park almost 100 years ago by an eccentric boat captain. Their numbers have soared since then, and experts predict there could be 400 roaming the park by 2022.

What happened to Silver Springs?

HISTORY OF SILVER SPRINGS, FLORIDA The Timucuan mostly disappeared after the era of the Spanish ownership of Florida. They were succeeded and absorbed in later years by the Seminoles. Silver Springs discharges into the Silver River which flows to the St. Johns River.

What are the reviews of Salt Springs Campground?

The amenities were nice and the campground was extremely clean. The sites were a decent distance from each other and access roads throughout the campground were easy to navigate. The springs are absolutely gorgeous and the picnic areas are great for family events. The problem for us started when we arrived at Site 4.

Where is Salt Springs Campground in Ocala National Forest?

The recreation area and campground are located in the community of Salt Springs, which has a gas station, grocery store, several restaurants, bait and tackle shops, post office, laundromat and national forest visitor center.

What to do at Salt Springs in Florida?

National Forests in Florida Salt Springs Recreation Area is one the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest, with a spectacular natural mineral spring that gives the area its name. Plenty of outdoor activities keep campers and day-use visitors busy, including swimming in the springs, fishing, snorkeling, hiking and boating.

When do the gates at Salt Springs Campground open?

At a Glance Operational Hours: Gates open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (closing hou Reservations: Reservations may be made by phone at Rentals & Guides: Canoe rentals are available from the Usage: Heavy Closest Towns: The recreation area and campground are l