Juniper Wayside

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Tricky getting under the old bridge!

Set in a beauty spot where Juniper Run slips under SR 19, this wayside park is the take-out point for paddlers on Juniper Run.

Juniper Run as seen from the nature trail Canoe rental at Juniper Springs Canoe launch for Juniper Run Ripples play across the sands of Juniper Run Glassy-clear Juniper Run

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Replacement of the SR 19 bridge may affect access.
Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk
Rentals & Guides: Canoe rentals available at Juniper Springs. Livery will pick up at this point.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets,Parking
Fees Free parking
Closest Towns: Astor is 12 miles southeast of the wayside, with all facilities.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Download a map of the Juniper Springs Canoe Run (PDF)

General Information


Follow SR 19 north from SR 40 to where Juniper Creek crosses under the highway. Wayside parking and take-out are on the south side of the creek.


Parking is extremely limited and located on the south side of the run.

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Toilets Vault toilets
Parking Limited paved parking
Boat ramp Canoe take-out