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Silver River State Park

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Silver Springs State Park offers RV or tent camping and ten luxury vacation cottages. Canoe & kayak rentals, glass bottom boat tours, extensive hiking/biking trails, and a natural/cultural history museum that is open to the public on weekends and State holidays.
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We stayed here for 3 nights in cabin 5 and had a very peaceful time. The cabins are really spacious with a large netted wooden terrace at the front & side with rocking chairs, picnic table and access to the back area fire pit. We are a family of 5 and had plenty of room. The
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What can I say... I LOVE Silver Springs. We used to go there regularly when we lived in the area 40 years ago. They have turned it back into a place you can go and just enjoy the day for very little money. You can take a glass bottom boat ride, rent a kayak, take a walk in
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We had a great time camping here. There were six family couples and their kids camping. Huge campsites and very clean. The community facilities were clean. The only negative was the staff organizing the campsites weren’t very organized. Real Florida camping
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My husband and I took our daughter and granddaughter is Silver Springs State Park where are the glass bottom boats are still absolutely fantastic we enjoyed every minute of seeing the fish underneath through the boat and all the springs that are underneath beautiful Park we had
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What a terrific place to stop on ypur way to Disney. This place was amazing. The Glass bottom boat tour was well worth the price and pictures. So many colorful fish and springs underneath you. There is even a 400 year old spanish shipwreck below you. Im really glad my kids, 4
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Silver River was this park's name before we took over management of Silver Springs attraction in 2013. At that time we both became one park and our name was changed to Silver Springs State Park.
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Florida State Parks Pet Policy Domestic pets are permitted in designated day-use areas at ALL Florida State Parks. They must be kept on a handheld leash that is six feet or shorter and be well-behaved at all times. Pet owners are required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of their droppings. Pets are not permitted on beaches or playgrounds, or in bathing areas, cabins, park buildings or concession facilities. Individual parks may have specific areas prohibiting pets. Park areas will be evaluated, as to the suitability of pets, on a periodic basis as part of the unit management planning process. Areas of the park designated as prohibited for pets shall be determined based on park natural and cultural resources, primary recreational activities, camper and pet health and safety, geographical location and layout of camping areas, and the ability to provide a quality recreational experience for all visitors. Service Animal Policy Pet Camping Rules Pet Safety FWC's Cats Indoors! Education Campaign Pets in Parks Brochure (Large Print or Black & White) Service Animal Policy Florida State Parks welcomes visitors with service animals. Service animals are “dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities,” according to the Revised Americans with Disabilities Act Service Animal Requirements. Our Pet Policy applies to service animals with the following exemptions: Service animals in a working capacity are allowed in all public areas of the park when accompanied by a visitor with a disability; and, Service animals should be harnessed, leashed or tethered unless such devices interfere with the service animal’s work, or if the visitor’s disability prevents the use of these devices. In that case, the visitor must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal or other effective controls. We understand that service animals may need recreational breaks; therefore, if a service animal is not working (e.g., running around, playing fetch, etc.), it is only permitted at designated pet locations. Pet Camping Rules For everyone's enjoyment, including pets, please observe the following pet camping rules. Failure to abide by these rules may result in the camper being asked to board the pet outside the park or check out of the campground. Pets are not allowed in any state park cabins or cabin areas. All pets must be confined, leashed, or otherwise under the physical control of a person at all times. Leashes may not exceed six feet in length. This rule does not apply to horses and pack animals brought in for equestrian trail use. Pets must be well-behaved at all times. In campgrounds, pets must be confined in the owner's camping unit during designated quiet time hours, 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. At other times, pets may be left unattended on the owner's campsite for no more than 30 minutes and must be leashed. Pet owners are required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all pet droppings in trash receptacles. Pets that are noisy, vicious, dangerous, disturbing or intimidating to other persons or pets, or which damage park resources, are considered to be nuisances and will not be permitted to remain in the park. Non-furbearing pets, such as reptiles, birds or fish, must be confined or under the physical control of the owner. Some animals may be prohibited on park property. Captive wild species, whether native or non-native and barnyard animals, except horses, are prohibited. Dogs, cats and other pets must be vaccinated as per Chapter 828, F.S. Florida Law. Owners do not need written proof of vaccination when registering to camp. Pets are not allowed at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs State Park because of the captive wildlife. The park provides complimentary kennels at the main entrance of the park on US 19 for those visitors traveling with pets. They are self-service and free. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park where visitors are normally allowed. Pet Safety Use the tips below for healthier and happier travels with your pets. Be sure to keep your pet cool. Florida weather varies year-round, but can always include high temperatures, even in the winter. Be sure to have plenty of water available, especially when leaving the campsite with your pet. Never leave your pets in a parked car, even if the windows are open or if you are parked in the shade. It takes only minutes for a pet left in a vehicle on a warm day to succumb to heatstroke and suffocation. Temperatures inside a car easily reach more than 160 degrees if parked in the Florida sun. Even when the outside air temperature is in the 60s, temperatures inside some vehicles can reach dangerous temperatures on bright, sunny days. So many experts recommend not leaving pets in parked cars even for short periods if the temperature is in the 60s or higher. Rolling down a window or parking in the shade does not guarantee protection either, since temperatures can still climb. And if the window is rolled down sufficiently, the pet can escape. Plus if a passer-by claims he or she was bitten through the car window, the pet owner may be liable. Animals are not able to sweat like humans. Dogs cool themselves by panting and by sweating through their paws. If they have only overheated air to breathe, animals can collapse, suffer brain damage and possibly die of heatstroke. Less than 15 minutes can be enough for an animal's body temperature to climb from a normal 102.5 to deadly levels that will damage the nervous and cardiovascular systems, often leaving the animal comatose, dehydrated and at risk of permanent impairment or death. Know about and prevent heat exhaustion. If you see signs of heat exhaustion take the dog into the shade, an air conditioned area or to your veterinarian. Do not hesitate to seek medical attention. Signs of heatstroke include: restlessness, excessive thirst, heavy panting, lethargy, dark tongue, rapid pulse, fever, vomiting, glazed eyes, dizziness or lack of coordination. To lower body temperature, gradually give the animal water to drink, place a cold towel or ice pack on the head, neck and chest, and/or immerse the dog in cool (not cold) water. FWC'S Cats Indoors! Education Campaign Florida State Parks are managed to restore and maintain a delicate ecological balance between native Florida species. Non-native plants and animals often upset that balance. The growing list of non-native animals that harm native wildlife unfortunately includes free-ranging domestic cats. Recognizing that this is a matter of growing concern throughout the state, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has embarked on an education campaign in support of the national Cats Indoors! movement. Visit their Web site for excellent information about native wildlife and the impacts of domestic animals.
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Hi sorry for the delay. Your best bet is to check out their website which covers everything you need to knoew about the park. Let me say again it is well worth the visit.
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"Some cabins handicapped so no steps, which is nice."
"Camp sites are fantastic. We had no trouble with our 29' RV, but there were a lot of bigger RV's parked with no trouble."
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