The park is open until 6:30pm. 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.

Silver Springs Hours


Silver Springs State Park is open 7 days a week year-round, including ALL holidays, from 8 am to sundown.

Glass Bottom Boat Tours:
30-Minute Tours,10 am to 6 pm
Extended Tours: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, departures at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Canoe, Kayak and SUP Rentals:
Launch Ramp Hours, 8 am to 5 pm
Last Departure Downriver to Ray Wayside Park, 1 pm
Last Pickup at Ray Wayside Park, 5 pm
Last 2-hour rental, 3:00 pm
Last 1 hour rental, 4:00 pm

Silver Springs Ticket Information

Entry Fees

The cost of admission to Silver Springs is $2.00. Children 6 and under are free.

Silver Springs Enviornment Rules


All plants, animals and park property are protected. Collection, destruction or disturbance is prohibited.

Silver Springs Pet Rules


Well-behaved pets are welcome in the campground, picnic area and on hiking trails. Owners are expected to clean up after their pets and leashes are required at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the Glass Bottom Boats or in any buildings, including cabins, the museum, education center, restrooms and the restaurant. Service animals are welcome in all areas.

Silver Springs Fishing Rules


Fishing is prohibited within the park.

Silver Springs Swimming Rules


As of now, swimming is not permitted at Silver Springs. Boating, kayaking and canoeing are alternatives guests can enjoy in order to experience our beautiful waters first hand.

Silver Springs Smoking Rules

Smoke Free

Tobacco products are not permitted on the river. Food and drink are permitted on the river in nondisposable containers only.

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Alcohol is not permitted on the Silver River.

Silver Springs Firework Rules


Fireworks are prohibited.

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