Juniper Springs Pool - Ocala National Forest, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo
N 29° 11.028 W 081° 42.754
17R E 430718 N 3228559
Quick Description: Man-made pool at Juniper Springs
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/6/2020 1:48:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM1223Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65
Views: 6

Long Description:
A second-order magnitude spring located within the Juniper Springs Recreation Area in the Ocala National Forest. Described as originally being a shallow, low-magnitude spring in the early 1900's, a large spring pool was constructed with stone and concrete although the bottom of the pool is still natural sand. Water enters the pool from two large vents, approximately 10'-12' below the water surface. Closer to the pool edges the depth is 4-5'. Concrete stair allow easy access and egress from the pool.
There is a cost of $5.50 per person to enter the Juniper Springs Recreational Area, which provides access to the spring pool and adjacent swimming area. A concession store is present as are change rooms with showers. Diving or jumping into the pool is not permitted. The pool and day-use area is open from 8am to 8pm daily (to 5pm in winter).
The water remains 72-73 degrees year round.
Handicap Accessible: no

Concession Stand: yes

Admission Price: 6.00 (listed in local currency)

Daily Hours:
8 am to 8 pm daily

Physical Addess:
26701 FL-40
Silver Springs, FL United States

Web Address: [Web Link]

Season: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
We just want to know that you had fun. Take a picture of something interesting at the pool, a water slide, diving boards, you and some friends having fun in the water. whatever you want. Just let us know you were there.
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