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Best trails in Silver Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Silver Springs, Florida? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park or Ravine Gardens State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sweetwater Wetlands Park or Sweetwater Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 16 easy trails in Silver Springs ranging from 1.3 to 32.4 miles and from 32 to 137 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Silver Springs
Top trails (16)
#1 - Silver Springs Swamp Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 45 m
#2 - Silver River Paddle to Silver Springs
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 32.4 mi
#3 - Marjorie Harris Carr Baseline Road Trailhead
Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
This route has wide, paved, well-maintained paths with plenty of room for pedestrians and bikes at the same time. There is a large playground at the start of the trail and there are some hilly areas for mountain biking. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least six feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less) so this trail will likely be navigable for most wheelchairs/mobility equipment or strollers.Show more
#4 - Juniper Springs Run Kayak
Juniper Prairie Wilderness
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Length: 6.5 mi
#5 - Bear-N-Oak Loop
Indian Lake State Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 33 m
This is a short loop trail around Indian Lake that passes through a pack-in recreation area, which has swings, picnic tables, a covered pavilion, restrooms, and charcoal grills on site. Primitive campsites at the recreation area can be reserved online at https://floridastateforests.reserveamerica.com/. This trail is part of the Florida Forest Service's Trailwalker Program. Note that there are no facilities at the trailhead. The $2 day use access fee can be paid online or at the trailhead.Show more
#6 - Juniper Springs Recreation Area Trail
Ocala National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Trail covers the swimming area and the early stages of the spring run and is mostly a boardwalk through the jungle that follows the water behind the mill house. The water is a clear blue at the end of the trail where the water is a little deeper. It's a short trail but there are a lot of interesting places to stop along the way.Show more
#7 - Lake Eaton Loop Trail
Ocala National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 56 m
#8 - Silver River Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
Beautiful easy hike. Bring water and wear bug repellant.Show more
#9 - Cross Florida Greenway: Marshall Swamp Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
#10 - Red Blaze Loop at Silver Springs Forest
Silver Springs Forest Conservation Area
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
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