The park is open until sunset. 30 Minute Glass Bottom Boat Tours run until 6pm daily. Last Paddling rental is at 4pm daily. Come visit our new Retail Kiosk and pick up a souvenir t-shirt, magnet or sticker!
Almost 5,000 acres of varying habitats provide a wonderful home for many different species of mammals, reptiles, fish and birds. Hike or paddle the park and see what you find!
Frequent sightings in the uplands include armadillo, deer, turkey, fox, Sherman fox squirrel and gopher tortoise. Less frequently seen are coyote, bobcat and Florida black bear. The river is home to alligators, turtles, manatees and many species of fish. Bird life is plentiful! Silver Springs is the home to a significant population of limpkin, and many other aquatic and woodland birds.