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Silver Springs State Park

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Address: 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
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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Glass Bottom Boat Tour

We did the Glass Bottom Boat Tour in Silver Springs State Park. This is fun for all ages. We did the shorter tour and that was perfect. We saw many springs with fish, turtles... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the Glass Bottom Boat Tour in Silver Springs State Park. This is fun for all ages. We did the shorter tour and that was perfect. We saw many springs with fish, turtles and even an alligator (outside of the boat sun bathing). It was interesting to hear how deep the water was because it looked like you could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice place to go to have magnificent holidays. The view is amazing and people friendly. To much to do there

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a beautiful park, you can stay in the park in your RV, you can pitch a tent, rent a cabin with all the comforts of home. There is much to do, swim, scuba, snorkel, canoe, kayak, hike and the list goes on. There are lots of animals and birds to watch. If you go on one of the glass... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad we did this. Got to see a Manatee, alligators, and turtles. Captain Christopher was amazing. Very recommend.

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Middletown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a treasure! We were surprised at how much we enjoyed this visit. The glass bottom boat was a price performer and a fascinating view into several of the fresh water springs feeding the crystal clear waters of the Silver river. We were surprised to learn about all the movies and TV shows filmed here and delighted to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To experience Florida like a native, you can stay in the park in an all equipped cabin, complete with gas fireplace and central heat and air. There are hiking trails and biking trails which lead down to one of the most gorgeous spring fed rivers in the world. You can visit the park and take a glass bottom boat ride... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in Nov 2016 after a 40 yr absence. We had fond memories of that first visit and were anxious to relive some of them. The raw beauty of the park was still there, and the glass bottom boats still a treat, but the other facilities are in sad condition. Obviously the State of Florida does not place updating this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice dining room, authentic food, extensive menu, delicious food, good service, good location. Great breads. Nice bar even though we did not drink. They care and it shows.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twenty years ago my daughter was on my shoulders when the giraffe at Silver Springs used his tongue to try and pick up my three year old by her pony tail. I held her legs tightly and he let go...and we have laughed for years at the non event. On 11/16/2016 I took my 23 year old daughter and my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice walking paths and boardwalks. you can take the dog and there is a cute little restaurant with decent food. take the glass bottom boat ride. worth it!

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