Silver Springs State Park
Temporary Trail Closures
During prolonged periods of rain, wetland areas such as the Northern Equestrian Trails and Southeast Trails (Bike and Ft King Historic Trails) are prone to flooding and may be periodically closed for visitor safety. Please visit or contact the ranger station to find out the status of these trails at 352-236-7148, ext. 4.
Welcome to Silver Springs State Park
Explore one of America’s largest and best loved springs from the park’s famous glass bottom boats and see an underwater world.
The main spring is surrounded by serene gardens and historic structures reminiscent of the days when Silver Springs was a major destination for northerners arriving by steamship.
The park is still a favorite destination and the home of the annual Springsfest celebrating protection and restoration of all Florida springs and waterways. The Silver River allows kayakers to experience a primeval forest wilderness surrounded by some of the state’s best managed sandhills accessible by trails and dotted with friendly campgrounds.
Plan Your Visit
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Silver River Museum
If you're lucky, you can see manatees during your paddling adventure at Silver Springs State Park!
Geology of Silver Springs
Trails of Silver Springs
People Make the Parks
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