Nature Adventures

This page lists nature parks, botanical gardens, environmental centers, and other places where kids can study and enjoy nature in the Ocala, Florida area.
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Buck Lake

Buck Lake Group Camp provides primitive camping for groups up to 50. Campers have access to Buck Lak ...

SR 40, Ocala National Forest, FL, 32102
Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours, The

Towering cliffs, sparkling lakes, old growth oak trees, massive canyons… and zip lines running throu ...

8045 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala, FL, 34475
Carney Island Recreation & Conservation

In 1990, officials with Coca-Cola agreed to sell the Carney Island property to Marion County at a pr ...

13275 SE 115th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 32179
Restrooms: Yes
Clearwater Lake Recreation Area

With a shaded campground, a day use picnic area and beach, and a nature trail throughout the pine wo ...

24511 CR 42, Paisley, FL, 32767
Crones Cradle Conserve

Crones Cradle Conserve is a 756 acre ecological preserve and education center located in Marion Coun ...

6411 NE 217th Place, Citra, FL, 32113
Restrooms: Yes
Davenport Landing Trail

This 1.2 mile round-trip interpretive hiking trail leads to a former 19th century steamboat port, wh ...

Davenport Landing Trail Head, Ocala, FL
Restrooms: No
Devils Den Springs

Visit one of North America's most prehistoric places, Devil's Den -- an underground spring inside a ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, FL, 32696
Restrooms: Yes
Discovery Kayak Tours

Experience the magnificent splendor of the "Real Florida" with close wildlife encounters (manatees) ...

Florida State Parks

The Florida State Parks System encompasses approximately 158 parks, including everything from museum ...

Multiple Locations - Visit Site for Details, FL
Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program

The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, se ...

Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equ ...

Giving a Hoot Wildlife Sanctuary

OWLS-OCALA Inc. has been providing quality animal rescues and care for over 15 years. Our mission is ...

Great Florida Birding Trail

The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is network of 489 sites throughout Florida selected for their ...

Multiple Locatons - Visit Site for Details, FL
Marion Audubon Society

Get outside and walk with Marion Audubon Society! Join us for our monthly walks from September - Ma ...

Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway

The Cross Florida Greenway is unique in many ways. Occupying more than 70,000 acres of land formerly ...

8282 SE Highway 314, Ocala, FL, 34470
Ocala Adventure Trail

The Ocala Adventure Trail - also known as the Centennial Trail, since it was dedicated in 2008, our ...

11990 SE NFR 14, Ocala, FL, 32784
Ocklawaha Canoe Outpost & Resort

We offer canoe and kayak packages, as well as overnight trips along one of America's last unspoiled ...

15260 NE 152nd Place, Fort McCoy, FL, 32134
Restrooms: Yes
Operation Recreation Kids GeoTour

The Florida Park Service is proud to announce the launch of the Operation Recreation Kids GeoTour. T ...

Scott Springs Park

Nature-themed playground with brand new walking trail. Scott Springs is a 22-acre passive nature par ...

2825 SW 24th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34474
Restrooms: Yes
Sholom Park

Sholom Park is a special place where people and nature may interact with one another. It is a place ...

7110 SW 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34481
Silver Springs State Park

Located in the central and charming Ocala, Florida, Silver Springs State Park has been a natural lan ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL, 34488
World Adventures

Submerge your family into the depths of the famous OCALA NATIONAL FOREST! World Adventures by Opt ...