COVID-19 UPDATE

Silver Springs State Park is now open! Glass Bottom Boat tours and Paddling Adventures canoe and kayak rentals are operating! Please note we are not yet offering shuttle service from Ray Wayside Park.

We are taking precautions to help ensure your safe visit, but we need your help. Please observe social distancing guidelines at all times during your visit to the park, and face masks are encouraged. Remember, we’re in this together!

about the park

Silver Springs STATE PARK

Located in north central Florida, just east of Ocala, Silver Springs State Park has been a natural landmark destination since the 1870s. 

Explore one of America’s largest and best loved springs from the park’s world famous Glass Bottom Boats!

The 4,000-acre Silver Springs State Park encompasses not only the springs, but the entire 5-mile Silver River and surrounding sandhill forest. Wander among the historic structures and serene gardens surrounding the main spring, reminders of the park’s past history as a major tourist attraction. Visit the Silver River Museum. Paddle the river. Hike. Camp. 

There’s plenty to do at Silver Springs State Park. 

The park also offers two restaurants and a gift shop. You can even host private functions at the park, including weddings, company events and school outings.

Come visit Silver Springs, a National Natural Landmark and a Florida treasure!

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