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Attention: Silver Springs State Park will be undergoing several maintenance upgrades beginning April 13, 2015. Reservations will not be available through Reserve America. Availability for camping will be on a first come, first served basis through the Ranger Station. For more information, please contact the park at 352-236-7148.

Silver Springs State Park, FL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jun 27 2016   Later Dates
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Silver River State Park has changed its name to Silver Springs State Park, reflecting the incorporation of Silver Springs Attraction and Wild Waters Water Park into the State Park. The former attraction no longer houses captive wildlife, though free-living native wildlife is abundant and magnificent. Glass bottom boats are still operating for separate fees, events and concerts will continue, and canoe/kayak rentals have been added to the springs area. Entrance to the Spring Side of the park is directly off State Road 40 while camping/cabin rentals entrance remains on State Road 35. A future connecting road inside the park is planned.

For more information call 352-236-7148.

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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Bbq Grill
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boardwalk
  • Broom And Dust Pan
  • Cabin Rental
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Dishes And Tableware
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Sites
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Laundry
  • Mattress
  • Museum
  • Nature Center
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Overlook
  • Park Attendant
  • Parking
  • Paved Accessible Site
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Tables
  • Potable Water
  • Pots And Pans
  • Pressurized Water
  • Primitive Camping
  • Restroom
  • Scenery
  • Security Lights
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Site Pads
  • Stove
  • Table
  • Table And Chairs
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Water Faucets
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Church Services
  • Cold Springs
  • Concerts
  • Convenience Store
  • Golf
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Medical Facility
  • Post Office
  • River Access
  • River Trips
  • Small Store
  • Swimming
  • Water Sport Theme Park
  • Waterslide
Alerts and Important Information

The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.

Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight. Pets are not allowed in Cabins or Cabin areas.

Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply. Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed. Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner's camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin's Test for all horses entering the park. A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
29.20056, -82.05056
29°12'2"N, 82°3'2"W

Silver Springs State Park is located east of Ocala, 1 mile south of SR 40 on SR 35. From Interstate 75, take exit 352 onto SR 40 east, about 9 miles to SR 35. From Interstate 95 take exit 268 to SR 40 west, about 60 miles to SR 35, then left 1 mile to park entrance. Or call the park at (352) 236-7148

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Silver Springs State Park
OCALA  FL  34470

Phone Number:

Information:  (352)236-7148