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Top 5 things to do at Silver Springs State Park

a body of water surrounded by trees



Silver Springs is a beautiful fresh water spring located in Silver Springs, FL. With so much to do and see at this Florida State Park, we have narrowed down our top 5 picks of things we highly recommend doing on your next visit!

  1. Camping
    Whether you opt for traditional tent camping or renting a cabin, Silver Springs State Park has something for everyone! Be sure to make your reservations in advance as these spots tend to fill up quickly. You can make a reservation by visiting or calling (352) 236-7148
  1. Biking and hiking
    With almost 15 miles of trails to either bike or hike there is plenty to explore here at Silver Springs. Well-maintained trails making exploring these pine forests and wetlands so much fun!
  1. Visit the Silver River Museum
    The mission of the Silver River Museum is to educate visitors about the history of Marion county and Florida, as well as the importance of protecting our beautiful springs. It’s a truly eye opening experience.
  1. Glass Bottom Boat Tour
    One of Florida’s oldest attractions is the glass bottom boat tours at Silver Springs. They have been operating here since the 1870’s!
  1. Clear Kayak Tour
    For a unique way to experience Silver Springs and see all of the incredible wildlife up close – visit us at Get Up and Go Kayaking Silver Springs. We offer 1.5 hour guided clear kayak tours where we will guide you through the beautiful waterways of Silver Springs, point out wildlife and provide you with some very interesting facts about the history of this place.