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Two Springs: One Night in Ocala National Forest

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 6:00am to 11:00pm

Ocala National Forest

Join us in an exploration of the southernmost forest in the U.S. The crystal clear waters stay a cool 72 degrees year round.

On this 2 day trip, you will camp out at Juniper Springs and learn how to build a tent, explore the Yearling hiking Trail (3.9 mile loop), snorkel Juniper spring & standup paddleboard (SUP) the Silver River, the “Gateway to the Ocala National Forest”.

Day 1: Travel to Ocala National Forrest, setup camp, prepare & enjoy your lunch, explore Yearling hiking trail, snorkel, float or both at Juniper Spring where a wide variety of fish can be seen throughout the year. You’ll end the day with a typical camp dinner and s’mores by the campfire.

Day 2: Pack up, prepare your breakfast & lunch, standup paddleboard (SUP) through twists and turns of the Silver River followed by time to sit back and relax or snorkel the spring and explore the fish. After our exploration, we will travel back to campus.

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 24th, 2018

Cost: FIU Students $160.00; FIU Affiliate $165.00; Non-Members $170.0

Event Type

Recreation & Wellness, Adventure


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students



FIU Students $160.00; FIU Affiliate $165.00; Community $170.0

Student Affairs, Wellness and Recreation – MMC
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