The park is open until 5:30pm. 30 Minute Glass Bottom Boat Tours run until 4pm daily- Online Reservations Available! Last Paddling rental is at 3pm daily- all rental boats are due back by 4pm. Come visit our new Retail Kiosk and pick up a souvenir t-shirt, magnet or sticker! The Lundy Building is closed for renovation, but you can still grab a quick bite at the Springside Cafe Food Trailer. The Chief Potackee, our wheelchair accessible boat, is currently down for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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!