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Apr 1, 2008 - Alexander Springs

I dont have to be back to work at the local hospital until Friday, so I got a few more days to have fun. I have not been to Alexander Springs, so I wanted to see the area. I stopped at a ranger station headquaters to get my senior pass card, this card shall let me in to National Parks, national Forest, recreation ares and land management areas for free and camping half price. It cost me $ 10.00 for a life time pass, you have to be 62 or more to be able to get this card. I arrived at the springs in the early afternoon and just in time to...

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Mar 31, 2008 - Ocala National Forest

Monday was time to pack up the trailer and move on over to Ocala Forest and camp in the Juniper Springs Recreation Area.Campsites can accommodate tents,trailers,and motor homes up to 35 feet. Because this is a National park we have no electric and water is only down the road. Juniper Springs is one of the oldest, best known national forest recreation areas in the east. Constructed in the 1930s by CCC, it has semi-tropical scenery not found on any other national forest in the U.S.A. The daily water flow is about 13 million gallons and the...

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