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Silver Springs River

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Address: Ocala, FL
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Great for a "walk in the woods"

My dog & I go here often, enjoying the walk and the wildlife. Much to bee seen if you're quiet. There are camping spaces and very good picnic areas that can be reserved for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Bob W
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Hinesburg, Vermont
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Hinesburg, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My dog & I go here often, enjoying the walk and the wildlife. Much to bee seen if you're quiet. There are camping spaces and very good picnic areas that can be reserved for families and larger gatherings. I visit 4/5 times weekly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went on a camping trip for a long weekend with our grandkids. The lots were awesome. Lots of room, kids had plenty of room to run . around, ride bikes and play right in our lot. Campground and bathrooms very clean. Will be bavk to spend another trip here.

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was a second trip to Silver Springs. Our first visit centered around seeing the park facilities and some light kayaking. The park is beautiful but the scenery on our first full kayaking down the 4.5 miles of the Silver River was really awesome. So much wildlife to see and experience close up. Like really close up and finding yourself... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed a nice kayaking trip on the Silver Springs River. Saw quite a few alligators, turtles and lots of fish!

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very pretty and peaceful. Clean, clear water. On the way to Silver a Springs we saw alligators and fish and money's on the shore. Some were very close to the boat. They were as interested in us as we were in them.

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you want to relax and unwind, take this cruise. The 2-3 hours cruise is through pristine river country, filled with wildlife. Captain Tom is most knowledgeable, showing all of the important things like the many springs, shipwrecks and stories of found artifacts. This tour far exceeds the glass bottom boat tours in the same area.

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Central Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I have visited Silver Springs backs in the 70's and current. The nature aspect, scenery and history is part of the boat rides. Prices are reasonable. Now I will tell you, The springs does not appeal to all, the fresh water springs are loaded with crystal clear springs, wild life, birds and manatee (certain times of the year) so call... More 

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Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

family visited and it was a beautiful site the water clear and you can enjoy a day there. will return again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent if you are a photographer looking to shoot beautiful pictures... the water spring is so clear you could see the bottom of the river.. nice place to visit with your family and spend the day there if you like my review quick helpful he gets me going it in Ocala a must see place

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you have a boat is is the most perfect trip you could make. It is quiet and beautiful. You will most likely see some wildlife. Very enjoyable.

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