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Escape, Experience and Explore all that Marion County has to offer through Parks and Recreation.  With more than 2,400 acres of active and passive park lands, there are outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages.

While most parks are free, several charge a modest day use fee. Purchase a park pass by clicking the link below to enjoy year round savings to Carney Island, Gores Landing, Hampton Beach, Hope Boat Ramp (available exclusively to pass holders), Horseshoe Lake Park and Retreat, Moss Bluff North and South and Ray Wayside Park (Ocala Boat Basin).


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 >   Reserve a park facility
 >   Purchase a park pass


KP Hole Reserved Parking_


New! Visitors can now reserve a parking space at KP Hole Park on holidays and weekends. The $20 fee will reserve one parking space for one day until 10 a.m., and includes the park entry fee for the driver.

Only eleven spaces are available, and reservations must be made by the Wednesday before the intended visit. Click the reserved parking sign to reserve a space online (type "KP Hole" in the search box) or call us at 352-671-8560.