Spring Boils Trail

 

Silver Glen Springs Trails

Silver Glen Springs Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Entrance to Spring Boils Trail

From the depths of the Floridan Aquifer, water bubbles up through the sands of the Big Scrub to form tiny tributaries and large spring runs. Here at Silver Glen Springs, the Spring Boils Trail is a short, gentle walk back to a cove of tiny bubbling springs at the base of a hill, creating a waterway flowing into Silver Glen Run.

Entrance to Spring Boils Trail Fish swim through the spring boils Spring boils along the Spring Boils Trail Boardwalk along Spring Boils Trail Cabbage palms rise above the Spring Boils Trail

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Same as Silver Glen Springs
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Included in day use fee for Silver Glen Springs
Restroom: Portable toilet near trailhead

General Information

Accessibility:

The trail has a gentle slope and is a boardwalk at the very far end. 


Directions:

The trailhead lies west of the main spring. From the main entrance, walk out to the spring basin. Turn right and follow the rim of the basin around to the trailhead, marked with a sign.


General Notes:

This trail is mostly shaded and as such, may be a magnet for mosquitoes. Use insect repellent.


Parking:

Activities


Hiking

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Amenities

Picnic tables Near trailhead
Interpretive Site
Toilets Near trailhead
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1 mile round-trip

 

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