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Photo taken by H.S. Cooper ©SRSP VILLAGE
One of several buildings at the Florida pioneer village inside SRSP.

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Photo taken by H.S. Cooper ©MASTODON
Mastodon remains were found below the Silver River.

If you find yourself near Ocala, Florida, you should make a visit to the Silver River State Park. The park is just a mile south of Silver Springs and has a variety to offer – from hiking trails leading to the river, camping and picnic areas, to the Silver River Museum and Florida pioneer village. Entrance fee for vehicles is $6 (max of 8 people) and museum admission is $2 (the museum is only open weekends and holidays).

For more information, please visit these websites:

Silver River State Park

Silver River Museum

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Photo taken by H.S. Cooper ©SEMINOLE DOLLS
Saw palmetto dolls made by Seminoles are on display in the Silver River Museum at SRSP.

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Photo taken by H.S. Cooper ©SINK HOLE TRAIL
Be mindful of wildlife and gigantic mosquitoes when you walk the trails.

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