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Silver Springs Nature Park

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488
352-236-2121
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Visit the park to see wildlife, a petting zoo and an alligator farm.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Been here years ago. Guess you can't go back. The glass bottom boat was nice and still interesting but, way to short. The captain was bored I think of the whole trip. The grounds were nice and beautiful but. all the attractions I remembered were gone. No alligators, monkey. beautiful birds. So sorry to not see this again . Really... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Silver springs is absolutely stunning. A beautiful day out for all the family, lovely boat rides, permitting zoo, friendly staff. A bit different and quieter from usual Florida attractions, well worth a visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We went to Silver Springs and did the boat tour it is $11.00 person for a 30 minute tour and $25.00 for a 90 minutes tour which they where not running for some reason so we did the 30 minute tour the guide was very informative on the spring and the water was so clear you could see the bottom... More

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Doral, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Silver Springs is a beautiful park, the best is to take the bottom glass boat for you can actually experience the feel of a natural spring. Unfortunately, you will not be able to swim at this park in specific due to the wild life animals. But definitely a place to visit if you are around this area for you can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice park. A little attention and it would be a great park. Scenery is great. Glass bottom boat ride was excellent. Could be a little longer. Over all I would go back.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Never been here before so I can't be disappointed like some of the reviews I read. I like nature. My boyfriend and I went in thru the second entrance($8) and walked 1 of the trails(swamp trail) and later went to the main entrance to go on the glass bottom bout tour(90 min.) $25 per person. It was hot but enjoyable... More

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Bowmanville
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Was here the end of April. They still have a lot of work to do at park since it was so run down. Took glass bottom boat which I really like and walked nature trail. In a couple years it will be a great place just be patient

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Huntington, West Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Good opportunity to visit an attraction that pre-dates Disney Wprld. The park is a little tired. However, this is part of the attraction. If you visited during the 60's with your parents, you will be able to relive memories of those days. Park was used extensively for production during tv's glory days.

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Bowmanville, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When we went (April 2014) there was still a lot of work that needed to be done on the park. Only half of the former walking trails were open. The area that once lead across the bridge to the Jungle Cruise was completed closed off and there were not all of the buildings near the entrance were open. Even the... More

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Rockledge, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Took my wife and kids there last week and thought it would be fun. I was wrong. Unless you are looking for a nice nature walk through a time warp back into the early 80's. We went to do the Glass bottom boat ride, which I will say was interesting. Other than that it was horrible. The state took it... More

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