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Silver Springs State Park

#1 of 11 things to do in Silver Springs Features Animals
5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
+1 352-261-5842
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This was our second trip to Silver Springs. We enjoyed it as much as the first time. The glass... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Donna U
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Very informative

This park is absolutely beautiful! Definitely recommend taking the glass bottom boat tour. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SidkaLR
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A 5000 acre park in north central Florida.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“glass bottom” (206 reviews)
“silver river” (63 reviews)
“wild monkeys” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second trip to Silver Springs. We enjoyed it as much as the first time. The glass bottom boats are a must. They are a narrated ride and you see the Springs, lots of wildlife and even some history. There is a gift...More

Thank Donna U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This park is absolutely beautiful! Definitely recommend taking the glass bottom boat tour. It is a sanctuary so fishing is not allowed. We thought we'd be able to go swimming but it's not allowed because of the alligators. Great for boating, kayaking and canoeing.

Thank SidkaLR
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is truly a gem. The glass bottom boats are a must. The tickets are reasonable for the value received for sure. Admission is $15 for the glass bottom boat tour and entrance fee, or $2 just to visit the park. The boat tour guides...More

Thank TravelingDanMaine
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful State Park,neatly manicured. Our ride on glass bottom boat was very enjoyable. The park staff was warmth and friendly.

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy rental abundance of wildlife. From glass bottom boat to individual kayaks lots of easy opportunity to enjoy turtles gators birds big fish .

Thank Erik G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Old Florida attractions -- the kind of quirky stuff that existed before the Mouse ate the Sunshine State. Many of those attractions are based on the state's unique natural features. Such is Silver Springs State Park. I was excited at the prospect of...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited July 7th with two teenagers. This was my first visit to Silver Springs since the state took it over. It is a place in transition. Glad to see that the plan is to convert the gardens to native flora. We rented a canoe...More

Thank LXE58
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't pay for this trip, though I was part of a family. It was an enjoyable trip for all ages of the family, such as seeing snakes, the glass bottom boat ride and walking wasn't as boring as young children typically make out! There...More

Thank Olly P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pretty nice to show the kids. My husband and I had both been as kids. The tour guide was a little hard to understand, but it is a pleasant ride.

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden gem . About 3 hrs from Orlando But totally worth the trip . Where else can you see monkeys and alligators on a kayaks! About 5 miles some areas have shade. Suggest bringing lunch and drinks . And bug spray . We will definitely...More

Thank Marlene C
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AmandanMarcus T
July 15, 2017|
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Response from MisterPenguin | Reviewed this property |
From silversprings frequently-asked-questions Can I bring my own kayak to Silver Springs? Yes, you are welcome to bring your own kayak to Silver Springs. The launch fee is $4.
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Katie H
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Sonya C | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are washers and dryers at restroom / bathhouse buildings
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Stefanie M
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around 4pm
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