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Gorgeous springs

This place has changed so much over the years. As a teenager/young adult visiting my grandparents... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sspeidel12
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Fenton, Michigan
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Can’t wait to go back!

Absolutely beautiful. Didn’t see monkeys this day, but I can hear them at home in the forest. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LoJo79
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Silver Springs, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has changed so much over the years. As a teenager/young adult visiting my grandparents were visit Wild Waters and Silver Springs. Today we visited it in memory of my grandmother and found construction workers hard at work. Large equipment taking down Wild Waters...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful. Didn’t see monkeys this day, but I can hear them at home in the forest. We did meet “Sampson” and he’s a monster of an alligator. The water was incredibly clear and blue. I’m sure we only saw a fraction. Looking forward to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The glass bottom boat ride was amazing! Our 4 year old and 1 year old enjoyed it as well as the grandparents. The restaurant could definitely use some updating, but the food was fine. The springs are truly beautiful and we’d recommend this place to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laciemeyer
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Great visit!!! Great captain... he was very knowledgeable. I generally expect these sort of trips to be redundant (I'm a native Floridian)... but I actually learned some new things and he was entertaining. He got us on a lot of wildlife... good views of all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Was in Ocala for business but had an afternoon off so we went to Silver Springs. The price of the park and a ride on the glass bottom boat was only $13 each. The grounds are beautiful! (Although I feel like it is a little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Florida is not Disney or universal It is all about the true florida. It was sad to visit here and remember the long lines of yesteryear and just how lonely the park looks today. The glass bottom boasts are so cool. The scenery is aweaome

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

First off, we only spent one night here in our RV ... this is a huge park and would require a week to see and do everything ... we did not visit the commercialized portion of the park, but stayed on the camp grounds side...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

WE stayed at the silver springs state park campground. The campground was great . Lots of room in your spot . All hookups worked great! We went to the silver springs state park for a ride on the famous glass bottom boat! Our capt.was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dorygirl22
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The park has many beautiful areas to explore and is very well-kept. The glass-bottom boat ride was more than I expected. Beautiful spring and very interesting underground features.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank julia g
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a deep very clear spring but does not have swimming. The glass bottom boat tours have been around for years and are a Florida tradition. You can see manatees, large fish, alligators and lots of other wildlife from the boats. Tarzan was filmed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Roger H
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Response from jdtrailblazer | Reviewed this property |
I went in the summertime so I can't help you..but I bet if you called the park or the town..they could sorry
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Nicole G
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Yes Ma'am .. keep on leash
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21 June 2018|
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Response from hayesjcs | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, we saw nowhere that swimming was allowed. With these hot temps, that is a disappointment. However, we saw numerous people enjoying themselves in kayaks!
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