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Silver Springs State Park

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Address: 5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34470
Phone Number: 352-261-5842
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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A 5000 acre park in north central Florida.

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Nice piece of Old Florida

Silver Springs is one of the original Florida tourist attractions and once the filming location for many TV shows and movies like the Creature From the Black Lagoon. Now it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place to go with family, friends or a couples day out. I've enjoyed taking the family kayaking and canoeing-also have the infamous glass bottom boats. I like to go and simply scroll the park with hubby as well. Not a lot of lunch options or shops.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Silver Springs is one of the original Florida tourist attractions and once the filming location for many TV shows and movies like the Creature From the Black Lagoon. Now it is kind of in the middle of nowhere and took the state having to save the attraction by turning it into a state park. The park is composed of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

if you like walking, biking, quiet, pretty park. no swimming allowed. the alligators are aggressive I hear. check out rainbow springs, its beautiful!

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Silver Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

People think of Disney as a magical place, but for me, this is it. I live just around the corner from Silver Springs State Park and never tire of sharing the glass bottom boat trip with visitors. We always take the extended tour and the leisurely pace allows plenty of time to spot wildlife and ask questions. In addition to... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went around 1:30 on a Sunday and waited in a very long line, and it was HOT! Price isn't bad and you can leave and come back for the day as you like. Lots of families, a a bit crowded but the glass bottom boat ride was amazing! Definitely do this! The captains are great and very informative. Lots... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful place for a wedding! We rented a section of the park including a shelter and had privacy and beauty. Loved it!

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Much to do and see here! Absolutely beautifully maintained park. Friendly staff. Entertaining boat captain for the glass bottom boat ride. Great kayaking along the river and springs. I would highly recommend a trip there.

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Longwood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Clean, if not emaculate state park. Not much going on other than to enjoy the crystal clear water and pristine landscaping. Good for a few hours if that, to just slow down and enjoy the park. Often people look to be amazed or entertained wherever they visit. This is probably not the place to visit if you can not just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Silver Springs State Park. We did a glass bottomed tour and learned a lot about the history of the springs. This is a wonderful part of the real Florida.

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Lakeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Silver Springs campground it was very clean. Large, secluded lots.There is also a great museum for only $2.

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