is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is located near Lake George. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Salt Springs offers plenty of activities for the family; including, fishing, camping, biking and hiking. The neighboring body of water known as Lake Kerr is also a place to enjoy a variety of water sports. Just inside the town limits is "Shellcrackers," a seafood/country cooking restaurant that has become a favorite of locals as well as those from other parts of the state.
A fatal alligator attack took place seven miles south of Salt Springs on May 14, 2006, when a 23-year-old Florida woman was killed by an alligator while snorkeling at a lakeside recreation area.