Silver Springs State Park is open seven days a week. Glass Bottom Boat tours and Paddling Adventures canoe and kayak rentals are operating. Federal law now requires all passengers and crew to wear facemasks on Glass Bottom Boat tours. 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 (required on Glass Bottom Boat tours). Remember, we’re in this together!

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 6 pm
Last 2-hour rental, 3:30 pm
Last 1 hour rental, 4:30 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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