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Silver Springs State Park

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Address: 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
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+1 352-261-5842
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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 ride

Fun and exciting. Learn about florida's wild life and history.Great adventure and great concerts. You have to bring your seating.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Silver Springs, Florida
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a fantastic day here, kayaking, lunching and taking a glass bottom boat ride. The kayak ride and glass bottom boat ride were mindblowing! There's so much history here and the wildlife is pretty fantastic as well. I can't recommend this place enough!

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Lucas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped on our way home to KY I had visited 55 years ago. It has been cared for quite well, and is much as I remembered. Good family activity. Our boat captain Rob was entertaining and knowledgeable.

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Millerton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your going on the 90 minute glass boat ride buy tickets ahead of time. Our captain took his time and made the trip fun with weird environmental facts, rules, and history of the park and water system. Spent 2 1/2 hours walking through most of that section of the park, time flew by. Bring a picnic or snacks, there... More 

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Fredericktown, Ohio
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only $2 per person to enter the park and $18 per hour for a two person kayak makes this park one of the best in Florida. Brand new boardwalk plus glass bottom boat tours are awesome. There is lots to see including gators, egrets, blue Herron, far, turtles , etc. wheel chair accessible throughout plus dog friendly.

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Thank 636jeff
Silver Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun and exciting. Learn about florida's wild life and history.Great adventure and great concerts. You have to bring your seating.

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Thank gholmes9
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to see Manatees. You do need to understand this is not a zoo so there are going to be times you see a lot of Manatees and other times you will only see a few. It is a great nature walk with crystal clear water. We definitely will return the next time we are in... More 

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silver Springs State Park, one of the state's newest, is less than three years old, but it has made progress in renovating a visitor destination that had suffered from neglect for a long time. The grounds are clean, concession areas are conveniently located and reasonably priced, and the staff is friendly and eager to help. My wife and I had... More 

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Wesley Chapel, United States
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable and informative time. Admission was only $2.00 per person. The young woman Tammy at the entrance was very nice. We did the 30 min cruise which worked out very well. $10.00 each. Boats are amazing with the very clear glass and water. Like being over a pool. Saw lots of fish as well as the main spring and... More 

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1 Thank Robert S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent park, well maintained making a nice relaxing back to nature Visit. The glass bottom boat tour is a must do for most any families. The history of the springs is most interesting and the water is so clear. Reasonable prices.

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1 Thank Ole D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Wednesday it was not busy at all. We rode the glass bottom boat. Our captain has been doing this same job for 48 years. We received a lot of rich history. We saw a lot of wild life, both in and out of the water. Two alligators! The park is clean and will kept and has... More 

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