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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station 239-597-6196

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join a Volunteer for a talk about beach treasures. Learn about sea shells, sea creatures and tidal movement. This is a great interactive event!

Additional Information:

Beach Combing Participation Requirements

Cow Camp @ Lake Kissimmee State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 9:30am to 4:30pm EDT

Free with regular park admission

More Information:
Park Service Specialist Andrea Henry 863-696-1112 or andrea.Henry@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Lake Kissimmee State Park
14248 Camp Mack Rd.
Lake Wales , FL 33898

As you meander down the trail to the cow camp, you will travel back in time to 1876.

At the end of the trail you will find a Florida Cow Hunter in a frontier camp along the route of a cattle drive. He will be cooking, making coffee, tending to the cattle or just resting up until the next round up or drive. The cow hunter will be happy to share stories about what his life is like and the challenges he faces.

Available upon request for groups of 15 or more.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Bike Tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Park entry fee applies. 

More Information:
Kimbell Education Center (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Join staff along paved trails and roads, learning about the park's unique natural and cultural history. The tour is approximately 2 hours long and may be too long or vigorous for young children or persons who are not able to handle cycling about 5-6 miles. 

MKR Tenant House Open House @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

Park entry fee is $3 per car. This will allow access to the Tenant House which is located across the yard from the main house.  If a Rawlings' main house tour is desired, it will be an additional $3 per adult/$2 per child (6-12 years.) Cash or check only.  Rawlings' main house tour times are 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM and 4PM.

More Information:
Carrie Todd, Park Ranger (352)466-9273

Located in the Northeast region at:
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
18700 S. CR 325
Cross Creek, FL 32640

Come explore Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' historical tenant house and learn about the families who lived there.  During this open house, a park volunteer will be available to assist and answer questions about its history.

Additional Information:

The Tenant House will be open and attended between noon and 4PM only. Dress for outside weather.

Participation Requirements

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 2:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

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

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.

Bike Tour @ Oleta River State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

$35.00

Adults

$25.00

Kids

More Information:


Located in the Southeast region at:
Oleta River State Park
3400 NE 163rd Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Ride through our scenic trails and enjoy all the sights and sounds nature has to offer.

Old Time Dance @ The Barnacle Historic State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm EDT

$10 - Ages 9 and under free.

More Information:
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866

Located in the Southeast region at:
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami, FL 33133

Swing your partner, do-si-do, and promenade down to The Barnacle for an outdoor contra dance held under a covered pavilion by Biscayne Bay! These fun and friendly dances are open to everyone and include a caller and a live acoustic band. The gates open at 6 p.m. Pre-dance instruction begins at 6:30pm, and dancing starts at 7 p.m. 

Additional Information:

Old Time Dance Participation Requirements

On-street and off-street paid parking is available throughout Coconut Grove. Visitors with a Disabled Person Parking Permit may call the Ranger Station for additional parking information.

Picnics are welcome and snacks to share are encouraged.

No pets, please.