Silver Springs State Park
Ocala, Marion County 352.236.7148
Humans have lived in the Silver River area for at least 12,000 years. Native American hunting artifacts discovered in the Silver River area include knives, scrapers and projectile points. The area was known as Ocali and was part of the Timucuan region. Today, the state park protects the Silver River and is home to the Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center The state park also has a pioneer cracker village and offers canoe trips on the clear waters of the Silver River.