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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
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

A 5000 acre park in north central Florida.

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Nice stop for a break and exercise.

We were looking for something to do on our way from Gainesville to Orlando. We saw the listing for Silver Springs on Tripadvisor and I knew it was a tourist attraction years ago... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Tim R
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I come annually to visit my family and we always kayak this stretch. So pretty and scenic. A must stop and it never disappoints!

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for something to do on our way from Gainesville to Orlando. We saw the listing for Silver Springs on Tripadvisor and I knew it was a tourist attraction years ago, so we stopped to check it out. No doubt it's nothing like it was in it's heyday. But they still have the glass bottom boats and nice... More 

Thank Tim R
Sanford, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have not been there in years and my wife and thought about doing the local trip called Florida on a Tankful where you drive out and visit parts of Florida. Since this is old Florida we visited this once prominent attraction and were a little disappointed as although being inexpensive, there wasn't much left. The glass bottom boat tour was... More 

Thank Larry W
Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful and inexpensive way to have a relaxing and enjoyable day. The glass bottom boat ride was very informative and fun to watch the fish and see all of the natural wonders below the surface. The water is so clear and the trails are very well maintained. I had lunch at the little restaurant - the pickle fries were... More 

Thank she2jul
Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Traveling with a dog you know you win some and loose some in terms of being able to do things or not based on if a place allows your dog there. Not only does SSSP allow you to bring your pup, they gave him a treat at the front gate on our way in! It was such a pleasant surprise... More 

Thank KelliCompton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were initially hesitant then we went in and wow was so glad we did. Very beautiful and relaxing. The springs is just beautiful. Cost 2.00 to get in and then 11.00 to ride glass bottom boat which was nice as well. It's a gotta see... We walked the whole area with our Burman cat and she enjoyed it as... More 

Thank workalittle
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We pulled in one evening and pulled out the next. We did go over to the Spring which was peaceful, natural, and beautiful. 3 glass-bottom boats were busy but not crowded, grounds were well manicured. Yes- go, we will be back to take the glass bottom boat ride. Camp sites were large, clean, well shaded and reasonably priced. We were... More 

Thank GAlady2001
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we paid $11 usd per person for the glass bottom boat. it was interesting when you get to see fishes by the bottom of the boats and the highlight of my trip was getting to see a few gators. (can't spot animals like these in my country). after the boat, take a stroll by the spring and the boardwalk. enjoy... More 

Thank Tiffany L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents took my sister and I to Silver Springs to ride the glass bottom boats when we were younger, so it was really cool to get to go back with my children (daughter 7 yrs old and son 3 yrs old). It was very quiet & peaceful. The gift shop could use some more merchandise, but still a nice... More 

Thank Keeli S
Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way to Orlando. The park is not far off the interstate. It is well worth a visit! Our whole family enjoyed the beautiful grounds and the 30 minute glass bottom boat ride. The water is blue and crystal clear. We saw fish, alligators, turtles, birds. Our guide was informative and funny. My parents came here... More 

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