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Kayaking and Snorkeling in the middle of the forest!

This was our second year in a row purchasing the Ocala National Forest Recreation Area Pass annual... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Merritt Island, Florida
Loved this springs

Awesome springs with very clear water. The swimming area is bigger than some of the other springs... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This was our second year in a row purchasing the Ocala National Forest Recreation Area Pass annual passes for the 3 of us. The annual pass includes admission to Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs and Silver Glen Springs. These springs are located in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MaeHem50
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome springs with very clear water. The swimming area is bigger than some of the other springs I’ve been to in Florida. The snorkeling is great too. Everyone brings their big floats. There are a bunch of picnic tables. We got there right when they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We were in saint Augustine for a week and this spring was about an hour away so we devoted an afternoon to it. I wish we had known some things ahead of time, but I guess we just didn’t research well enough. There is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pirateslifeforme00
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went by boat and the springs are crystal clear. It can get very busy but worth it during the week it is peaceful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ronalde755
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently heard about SGS. As we researched and found photos of the Springs, we thought - WOW! How could we have missed this gem? Since Monday’s are our day off we decided to take the drive from the Daytona area and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Nina N
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The park was packed. Lots of boats, campers, and families picnicking. The water was clear and the spring is beautiful. Difficult to enjoy when it’s packed. Some floats are far too big for the space. The park should have a size limit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane O
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is my favorite springs of the many I have visited in the state. The water temperature is 72 degrees all year long just like all springs in Florida. If your feet are tender, I would recommend shoes you can wear in the water as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patti B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try out Silver Glen after a mutual friend had suggested it to us. The beautiful blue water was amazing. We went on a Monday and did not find the location overly crowded. I could see it being a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Pigwahlah
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

It was crowded today, 4 year complained of the cold 6 year old loved looking for shells. We saw a snake swimming by, which freaked the kids out!! Good place to picnic.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hollyd912
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

$5.50 per person. 5 and under are free. Went on a Thursday in July. Wasn't very crowded. Water is cold, but you will get use to it. Beautiful water. Has a large area that is shallow enough for small children, but also has areas that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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18 January 2019|
Response from MaeHem50 | Reviewed this property |
We purchased our passes at Salt Springs but you can probably also purchase them at Silver Glen, Juniper or Alexander Springs. We paid $60 per person for the passes last year right before they raised the price I think but am... More
21 September 2018|
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Response from scalpmnoles | Reviewed this property |
No there not allowed
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20 July 2018|
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Response from Alexander A | Reviewed this property |
No camping, but picnic areas and of course the spring is fabulous!