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Silver Springs State Park

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5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
+1 352-261-5840
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Ocala gem

This State Park is very clean and a great place for families, couples and even going solo. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tom T
Largo, Florida
The water is still clear and beautiful....

After three years we find ourselves back in the area and decided to do the glass bottom boat tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cairns, Australia
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A 5000 acre park in north central Florida.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“wild monkeys” (27 reviews)
“boat ride” (92 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This State Park is very clean and a great place for families, couples and even going solo. There is a lot to do, from hiking, kayaking and taking glass bottom boat tours. I never get tired of coming to this campground and always find new...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 2 days ago

After three years we find ourselves back in the area and decided to do the glass bottom boat tour again. It was great. The surrounding park was quite nice. The pavilion near where you catch the boat is more sparse than the last time we...More

Thank AJG35
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is well worth getting off the interstate to take a glass bottom boat and see the Springs! For over 100 years people have been doing just that....and I can see why! So beautiful!!!! After the boat ride we took a little walk on the...More

Thank Lwlittrell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is gone. No more animal shows, concerts, rides, water park. We were there in 2009 and it was amazing! The state took over the park and has let almost everything go. The only thing left was the glass bottom boats. They are the reason...More

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique and beautiful park surrounding fresh water springs. Even if you don’t take one of the boat rides you can enjoy a nice leisurely walk through the park. We took the 90 minute glass bottom boat ride. Very enjoyable with a very knowledgeable driver. Definitely...More

Thank YankeeOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I went on the 1/2 hour glass-bottom boat ride. It was awesome. You are in this ferry boat style boat with a solid inside perimeter, but in the middle, it's fiberglass. As you float along, you can watch the fish and turtle...More

Thank Megs M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting park with tranquil clear water that is fed from artesian springs.I providet is set in an impressive jungle and rain forest and is quite a pretty place to visit. There are glass bottomed boat rides .

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 1st time here for a visit to the olde Florida attraction. The 30 min glass bottom boat ride was very informative. The guide was very knowledgeable of the area and presented lots of info. They shot a lot of movies & TV...More

Thank sunfun4850
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are in the Ocala area searching for a retirement home. We needed to take time off and relax. This is such a beautiful park. Before we left the north I did do some research on the place and wanted to see it. We were...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with family to visit this park, it is so tranquil and pretty and would make a great place for a wedding as it is so beautiful. We went on the glass bottom boat ride and it was amazing to see all the fish...More

Thank stokiejane
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Cortney O
November 14, 2017|
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Response from vettechgrl | Reviewed this property |
We went really early in the morning hoping to see monkeys. Sadly we didn't see a single one all day. Better luck next time.
Susan G
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Erik G | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Roadway in and ate at la hacinda past the big freeway
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Marlene C | Reviewed this property |
No gators in the water.