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Silver Springs State Park, Silver Springs

Categories: State Parks, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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3.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
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  • My typical view is a good, great or excellent. But on our last visit there was nothing but disappointment. No longer have the animals, no longer have 3 glass bottom boat rides, just one and it cost ex...  read more »
  • This park is so pretty and so peaceful. A great place to write a book or just sit and visit with family and friends. The park also has a Corn Hole Game which is great fun-try it when you visit the par...  read more »
  • Silver springs state park is a wonderful campground. Spaceous sites, pet friendly, ranger staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Very clean and well kept. Lots of trees. Definitely would recommend to ...  read more »
  • Great place for Kayaking, I love their Old Town kayaks. Clear waters, very peaceful. Nice trails and boardwalks. Neat glass bottom boat experience. Love the nature and monkeys you can see from the waters.
  • Spent this past Thursday here canoeing and it was just perfect! Very friendly staff. The price was excellent ($45 for the entire day). Water is so clear and beautiful! Wildlife was spectacular. Monkeys were everywhere. We also saw alligators, turtles, fish, birds and more. So peaceful! Best day ever and I cannot wait to return!
  • We went on a Wednesday. It was quiet and nice. We paid $2 per person to get into park and $11 per person for glass bottom boat. We really went to see if we could spot any wild monkeys, but were a little disappointed when we did not. The boat ride was nice. They give you a lot of interesting information. On the weekdays it's only 30 minutes, but we found out afterwards that on the weekends they offer 90 minute tours where you're more likely to see the monkeys. They offer kayak and canoe rentals so you can explore spring on your own, but no swimming. They also offer mountain bike rentals. It's a nice, quiet place to enjoy nature and learn some history about the area and the park in it's hayday. I would maybe suggest, although I haven't yet, going on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to get more out of your visit. That's when you can take a longer boat ride and when the cracker village museum is open.
  • Great place for family fun. I went with my mother ,brother and my neice. We went kayaking and went on the glass bottom boat ride. I learned many new facts about the springs and saw tons of new fishes. And even a few Gators while kayaking. And the reeses monkeys are absolutely adorable. But you can only see the if you go kayaking.
  • Beautiful well maintained park. We went kayaking for the 1st time and loved it. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The Biggest down fall is there is no where in the springs to swim. They have a small water park next down but didn't look appealing to us. Really wish we could have swam there.
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