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#13 of 179 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Silver Springs State Park

272 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Silver Springs State Park, Florida? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Silver Springs State Park ranging from 1.8 to 32.4 miles and from 36 to 68 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

This park has more than 10 distinct natural communities, dozens of springs, and miles of beautiful trails. The park is home to a pioneer cracker village and the Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center. The center is operated by the Marion County School District in cooperation with the park and is open to the public on weekends and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00. p.m. Admission to the Museum is $2.00 per person. Children under 6 are free.

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Map of trails in Silver Springs State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(352) 236-7148
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Top trails (7)
#1 - Silver River Paddle to Silver Springs
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 32.4 mi
Silver River Paddle to Silver Springs is a 32.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Silver Springs, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail isShow more
#2 - Silver Springs Swamp Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 45 m
Silver Springs Swamp Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Silver Springs, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#3 - Cross Florida Greenway: Marshall Swamp Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Cross Florida Greenway: Marshall Swamp Trail is a 4.7 mile out and back trail located near Silver Springs, Florida and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, anShow more
#4 - Silver River Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
Beautiful easy hike. Bring water and wear bug repellant.Show more
#5 - Silver River Horseback Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Silver River Horseback Trail is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Silver Springs, Florida that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is priShow more
#6 - Spring Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
This an out-and-back trail that will lead you from the campground/museum area of the state park to the headwaters of the Silver River. Of course, the trail can also be completed backwards.Show more
#7 - Sinkhole Trail
Silver Springs State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 57 m
A $2 admission fee is required to enter Silver Springs State Park.Show more