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Sunday, December 20th 2015

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Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Celebration of Lights

Runs through Thursday, December 24th, 2015 

Time & Place

5:30PM - 9:00 PM EST
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park; 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19); Homosassa, FL 34446

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Adults: $5.00 donation

Children: $2.00 donation

The annual Celebration of Lights at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will run seven evenings starting December 19 through Christmas Eve and then again on December 26th for an After-Christmas Party. The Celebration of Lights will not be open on the evening of December 25th.

The Celebration of Lights take place inside the Wildlife Park from the West Entrance to the garden of the Springs. Visitors are encouraged to park in the parking area at the Visitor Center and main entrance on U.S. 19.

Trams will be transporting visitors back and forth from the Visitor Center to the West Entrance throughout the evenings.

Refreshments will also be available.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Inc.

More Information

352-628-5343 or 352-628-5445 ext. 1006 | Map

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Homosassa Springs

 

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Ranger Program: Main Entrance

Runs through Sunday, December 20th, 2015 

Time & Place

2:00 PM EST
Silver Springs State Park; 1425 NE 58th Avenue; Ocala, FL 34470

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Free with regular park admission.

Take part in a ranger program which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, but each program is an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.

Additional Information:

Enter at the Springside of the park at the entrance off of SR 40 for the program which will be held at the Education Center at 2:00PM.

More Information

352-236-7148 | Web

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Silver Springs

 

Pickin' in the Park - Main Entrance

Runs through Sunday, December 20th, 2015 

Time & Place

1:00 PM EST
Silver Springs State Park; 1425 NE 58th Avenue; Ocala, FL 34470

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Free with paid park admission.

Local and visiting musicians perform acoustic music in a scenic area in front of the headsprings.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. (SR 40).

More Information

352-236-7148 | Web

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Silver Springs

 

Wet to Dry Trail Guide Tour

Runs through Sunday, December 20th, 2015 

Time & Place

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
Wekiwa Springs State Park; 1800 Wekiwa Circle; Apopka, FL 32712

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Free with regular park admission.

The tour begins at the park's main trailhead located in the primary day use area above the spring. The short hike starts with a comfortable walk down to the spring and then along the boardwalk thru the shady vegetation of a Hydric Hammock. It ends on one of the park's upland hiking trails heading back to the starting point. The guide will explain the different types of natural communities in the park and the variety of wildlife that inhabit the area.

Additional Information:

The tours begin at 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. and last 30 minutes.

More Information

407-884-2009 | Web

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Wekiwa Springs

 
 

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