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Appleton Museum of Art: Truly a community resource, The Appleton is open daily and offers tours, films, concerts, lectures and family programs. The Gift Gallery carries a wide selection of art books and art-related merchandise. For a current exhibition schedule call (352) 236-7100. Location: 4333 NE Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470.
Florida Carriage Museum 85 restored vehicles dating from the 1830's to 1900's. Open by appointment. Location: 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL 32195 (352) 750-1763.
Brick City Center for the Arts: The center promotes community and cultural development that fosters quality, diversity and vitality of the visual arts. This community art center offers art exhibitions, special events, workshops and demonstrations, and functions as a gallery. Location: 23 SW Broadway, Ocala, FL 34474, (352) 840-9521
Discovery Science and Outdoor Center Programs, activities, and handson exhibits for the whole family. Location: 1211 SE 22 Road, Ocala, FL, 34471, (352) 401-3900.
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing: Over 150 race cars and memorabilia from the early days of drag racing to the present. Also Garlits Antique Museum containing over 75 antique cars and trucks. Location: 13700 SW 16 Ave, Ocala, FL 34473 (352) 245-8661.
Easy Street Family Fun Center: Go Karts, Arcade, Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats and the newest attraction Kid Zone. The family will love this. Location: 2727 SW 27 Ave, Ocala, FL 34474 (352) 861-9700.
K.P. Hole Park: Picnicking, swimming, tubing, canoe & tube rentals, bathrooms, minor food concessions. Located on spring fed Rainbow River outside of Dunnellon City limits. Location: 9435 SW 190 Ave. Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432 (352) 489-3055.
Marion County Museum of History: Located in the McPherson Governmental Complex. Open Fridays and Saturdays. Location: 306 SE 26 Terrace, Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352) 629-2773
Marion Nature Park: Location US 441, south of Belleview, FL 34420, (352) 347-7800
Motorcross of Marion County: Location: 14525 NW 21 Court, Reddick, FL 32686, (352) 591-2050
OBS Sports Teletheater: Located at 1701 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, (352) 237-4144
Ocala Civic Theatre: Located in the Appleton Cultural Center on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala, Florida, Ocala Civic Theatre presents professional quality, live productions at an affordable price. Ocala Civic Theatre produces more than ten fully-staged productions each season, in addition to hosting touring companies. This volunteer-based organization is one of the largest community theatres in the state and serves more than 50,000 Marion, Citrus and Lake County residents each season. Located: 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 236-2274
Ocala Historic District: Victorian homes and walking tours. Location: SE Osceola Ave., Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 629-8051
Ocala Jai-Alai: Located NW 318 at Orange Lake, Ocala, FL 32681 (352) 591-2345
Ocala Speedway: Semi-banked, asphalt track, 3/8 mile. Racing classes: Super late model, Open Wheel Modified, Sportsman, Street Stock, 4-Cylinder Stock, V8 Bomber. Located: 9050 N.W. Gainesville Rd., Ocala, Florida 34482 Telephone: (352) 622-9400
Rainbow Springs State Park and Campground & Rainbow River: 910 acres of varied habitats and historic sites. Swimming area, picnicking, gardens, campground, canoeing, and snorkeling. Located: 19158 SW 81 Place Road, Dunnellon, FL 34432 (352) 489-8503
Silver River Museum: Exhibits of Florida History, Natural History, Archeology, Paleontology, and Ecology. Nature walk and picnic area. Open weekends. Located: S.R. 35/Baseline Road, Ocala, FL 34470 (in the Silver River State Park) (352) 236-5401
Silver Springs Attraction: home of the famous glass bottom boats. Other attractions include Jungle Cruise, Lost River Voyage, Jeep Safari, World of Bears, Panther Prowl, Big Gator Lagoon, & live animal shows and major concerts. Located: E. Silver Springs Blvd. (S.R. 40), Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352) 236-2121
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion: This link will take you to the current schedule of events. Location: 2200 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 840-5606.
Wild Waters: Wild Waters is a 9-acre waterpark next to Silver Springs. Attractions include a wave pool, 8 giant flume rides, 2 children's play areas, 3 volleyball courts, and video games. Located: S.R. 40, Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 236-2121
Visitors Guide: For a more detailed guide of Florida attractions. This link will direct you to http://www.myflorida.com
Brick City Park: 1211 SE 22nd Road, Ocala, FL 34471 (352)690-2009. Football field, baseball field, running track, picnic tables and grills, playground and restrooms, and handicapped accessible.
Carney Island Conservation/Recreation Area: 13275 SE 115th Ave., Ocklawaha, FL 32179 (352)671-8560. 685 acres, restrooms, swimming, beach volleyball, horseshoe pit, playground, picnic tables and grills. Four miles of hiking and biking trails through natural areas.
Coehadjoe: 4225 NE 35th Ave., Ocala, FL 34479 (352)629-8358. Lighted tennis, basketball, and racquetball courts. Volleyball, picnic tables, and grills. Walking and bike trails, playground and an open playfield. Group rental facilities. Handicapped accessible restrooms.
Eureka East & West Boat Ramps: Ocklawaha River Eureka off CR 316, Ocklawaha, FL 32179 (352)671-8560. Both parks provide a boat ramp and bank fishing.
Ft. King Tennis Center: 3310 SE Ft. King Street, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)629-8453.
Horseshoe Lake Cabin Retreat & Conference Center: 10780 HWY 318, Orange Springs, FL 32182 (352)671-8560. 220 acres of hardwood hammock and pines nestled around a 500 acre sand bottom lake. The retreat includes 3 cabins, mess hall and conference center.
Jervey Gantt Park: 2200 SE 36th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471 (352)629-8358. Largest park in Ocala, approx. 56 acres. Offers outdoor volleyball, tennis, basketball and racquetball/handball courts, baseball and softball fields, 2 mile walking trail, soccer and football fields, playgrounds, picnic tables, restrooms, pavilions and community centers. New is the Hampton Pool Aquatic Family Fun Center.
Juniper Springs Recreational Area: 26701 E. Hwy 40, Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352)625-3147. 79 Campsites. oblong pool, 135 ft long and 80 ft wide. Activities include: Camping, swimming, canoeing, hiking, museum. Facilities: Parking, bathrooms, visitor center, picnic tables, concessions. It is known for its superb scenery and canoeing.
K.P. Hole Park: 9435 SW 190th Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34432 (352)489-3055. On the Rainbow River offers Picnic area, restrooms, canoeing and tubing.
Marshall Swamp Trailhead: 8282 SE HWY 314, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)671-8560. Walking trails, restrooms, and parking.
Moorehead Park: 20740 NE 140th Street, Fort McCoy, FL 32134 (352)671-8560. This 2.4 acre park has a boat ramp, restrooms, picnic tables and barbecue grills.
Moss Bluff Recreation Area: CR 464 and SE 96th Street Road, Ocklawaha River, FL 32179 (352)288-8999. 30 Acres. Areas south and north of dam, two boat ramps, restrooms, handicapped accessible, fishing dock and bank fishing.
Oakcrest Park: 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)840-5606. This park offers a one mile, clay surface walking and jogging trail, formal gardens, picnicking, handicapped accessible and is open from sunrise to sunset.
Ocala National Forest: Just east of Ocala. The U.S. government created this 387,000 acre preserve to protect valuable woodland.
Orange Springs Boat Ramp: NE 245th Street Road, Orange Springs, FL 32182 (352)671-8560. 15 acres, boat ramp, picnic tables, and grills.
Orange Springs Park: CR 21 and CR 315, Orange Springs, FL 32182 (352)671-8560. This park provides picnic tables, grills, a playground, and is handicapped accessible on one acre.
Rainbow Springs State Campground: 18185 SW 94th Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432 (352)489-5201. Offers 105 campsites, boat ramp, restrooms with showers.
Recycle Park: 3000 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala, FL 34471 (352)629-8358. New unique park includes recycle igloos, new playground equipment, 4 pavilions, restrooms, and picnic tables all made from completely recycled materials.
Ray Wayside Park (Ocala Boat Basin): East SR 40, Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352)236-2409. Boat Ramp on Ocklawaha River.
Salt Springs: N. Hwy 19, Salt Springs, FL 32134 (352)685-2048. Recreational area plus 206 campsites.
Santos Trailhead: SE 80 Street and US 441 South, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)236-7143. Mountain biking facility for all levels of riders.
Silver River State Park: 1445 NE 58th Ave, Ocala, FL 34488 (352)236-7148 State Park/Camp, (352)236-5401 Museum. Walking trails, museum, picnic tables, restrooms, handicapped accessible, camping and cabins.
Tuscawilla Park: 300-899 NE Sanchez, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)629-8358
Weirsdale Park: 16285 SE 137th Court, Weirsdale, FL 32195 (352)671-8560. 2.5 acres, picnic tables and grills, walking trail, basketball court, parking, handicapped accessible and playground.
Wyomina Park: NE 10th Street and 11th Ave., Ocala, FL 34470 (352)629-8358
YMCA Family Center of Marion County: 3200 SE 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471 (352)867-1411. The Marion County YMCA Family Center, located in beautiful Ocala, Florida, boasts one of the largest and most fully-equipped YMCA's in Florida! This facility sits on 19 acres of beautiful green hills. It currently serves more than 6,000 Marion county residents with quality programs and services annually.
YMCA Refuge at Ocklawaha: 14835 SE 85th Street, Ocklawaha, FL 32179 (352)288-2233. Great for retreats, weddings, meetings, special occasions. Nature trails, pool, country cuisine, 23 rustic cabins.
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