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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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Beautiful place

We went with family to visit this park, it is so tranquil and pretty and would make a great place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Northwich, United Kingdom
Beutiful water

We just walked around the park hoping to see monkeys but we didn’t. We had kayaked the river once... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Independence, KY
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A 5000 acre park in north central Florida.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“wild monkeys” (27 reviews)
“boat ride” (93 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488-1874
+1 352-261-5840
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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just walked around the park hoping to see monkeys but we didn’t. We had kayaked the river once before so didn’t do the glass bottom boat. The water from the springs is crystal clear and worth the visit.

Thank saalfeldk68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Silver Springs Campground in Ocala to camp for 3 nights. What a pleasant surprise. The campground was very nice with large shaded sites. We were on Site 36 which we liked but Site 39 was our favorite. We visited the Silver Springs...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage children and I went for a ride on the glass bottom boat and loved it. Being the typical teenagers that they are, they were skeptical and thought our bonding time was lame but quickly realized that it was fun. It was a narrated...More

Thank mekhaia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived first thing in the morning and the lace was shrouded in misty fog..truly beautiful to watch the river animals undisturbed as they went about their morning. We did the extended river cruise and had the best time! Our boat Captain, Frank, was very...More

Thank sparky221
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the second time we were there. The Glass Bottom Boat is well worth the ride there. Even teenagers were asking questions. The Gentleman Captain gives a wonderful description of the things you will see in the crystal clear waters. I will return again.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled here to ride the glass bottom boat, it's a great place to go for a stroll and maybe an ice cream. There is a $2 walk-around fee and the boat rides are $11. The grounds need some attention and more seating areas. We booked...More

2  Thank Ipkiss1066
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is great, especially the boat tour with the glass bottom. The water is very clear and gives you a great view of the water with impressive things on the bottom. A old 400 year old canoe, statues that are used in films, it's...More

2  Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually come at Springfest or a couple of us come for the Seahunt days. This park is much better now that it belongs to the State Park Service. The poor caged animals have been moved out and the grounds replaced with native plants. It...More

1  Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park is well maintained by Rangers and work camp volunteers, Bathrooms and showers were all kept clean. Our favorite part of the park was the glass bottom boats. Our guide was an elderly gentleman who his the dock to hard on the return but no...More

1  Thank jimipage
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Cortney O
15 November 2017|
Response from Selkie9 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't count on seeing them. There is no boundary really. But, they've lived there so long that what remains probably won't leave. They were unable to catch all of them when rounding up animals and that's why we can... More
Susan G
24 August 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
21 August 2017|
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Response from Marlene C | Reviewed this property |
No gators in the water.