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Tomoka State Park

 About Tomoka State Park

Campsite in the woods.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Phil Rand

Whether you are camping, hiking or boating, Tomoka State Park offers the right place to get together with friends or family and take that photo of a lifetime. The Oak Pavilion Area has a volley ball court, pavilion for picnicking and a view of the Tomoka River. Fall is here, it's the perfect time for kayaking and canoeing the Tomoka River and its serene basin backwaters. Bring a fishing rod and a picnic lunch to get away to a quiet and nature filled afternoon. For local visitors the park has many opportunities to volunteer, please contact the park office is you are interested.

DESIGNATIONS

The Great Florida Birding Trail Logo The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail Logo Greenways and Trails Designated Site Logo

GETTING HERE

Tomoka State Park is located three miles north of Ormond Beach on North Beach Street.

GET INVOLVED

  • Volunteer -

    The park is always looking for local individuals, corporate and groups to help with trail maintenance, administrative, exotic removal, park interpretation, special events, small park repairs and general maintenance support. Camp-hosting and resident volunteer positions are also needed to provide maintenance and general support in our campground.

    Trail Maintenance - volunteer will patrol our hiking trails and address any maintenance issues (vegetation, debris and litter removal) and upgrades as needed. They will also check trail markers for any damage or general maintenance needs. Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and be capable of using hand tools, possibly small gas powered landscape implements in a safe manner. Other skills and requirements may apply depending on the support needed. Training is offered as needed.

    Exotic Removal - volunteer will identify exotics in the park and remove them by hand or with the use of herbicide (training provided). Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, be willing to learn to mix and apply herbicides and use hand tools safely and effectively. This volunteer will work closely with our on site park biologist and training will be provided.

    Survey Volunteer - Other support might include helping to survey and map park areas for Invasive and Listed Species (work with park biologist) and birding checklists and data collection (work with our park birdbanding group). Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and often requires a lot of walking on uneven and different terrains.

    Park Maintenance - volunteer will perform small maintenance repairs to park equipment and facilities and preferably have experience in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, painting, and minor construction, plumbing and electrical.

    General Service Volunteer - volunteer may provide set-up/breakdown for park programs and special events, help to recruit new day use volunteers and event exhibitors by reaching out into the local community on the park’s behalf. We also need administrative support in our park offices on occasion.

    Note: some volunteer positions may require a valid driver’s license and the use of on and off road vehicles (training provided if needed.

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.

CONCESSIONAIRES

  • Tomoka Outpost - Food service, merchandise sales and rental recreational equipment.
    Contact Dani Talo, (386) 673-0022

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