Ocklawaha Aquatic Preserve
The 25-mile portion of the Ocklawaha called the Ocklawaha Aquatic Preserve extends three miles south of the Sharpes Ferry Bridge north to Eureka and is the longest stretch of the river that flows along its natural path. The preserve also includes portions of Daisy Creek, Eaton Creek and five miles of the Silver River. Fishing is restricted along the Silver River and speed limits exist in some sections of the Preserve.
Three miles south of the Sharpes Ferry Bridge and north to Eureka Boat Ramp (accessible by water from Rays Wayside, Gore’s Landing or Eureka Boat Ramp)
- Longest stretch of the Ocklawaha River that flows along its natural path.
- Surrounded by dense wetlands and provides habitat for many state and federally listed plant and animal species.