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Friday, April 29, 2016

Firefly Takeover (Self-Guided) at Blue Spring State Park @ Blue Spring State Park

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 7:30pm EDT to Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:45pm EDT

Standard park admission fees apply.

More Information:
Contact the Ranger Station at (386) 775-3663 for more information.

Located in the Central region at:
Blue Spring State Park
2100 W. French Avenue
Orange City, FL 32763

The fireflies have arrived at Blue Spring State Park!  Come enjoy them for an hour after the park closes as they twinkle along the spring run.

To get a firefly pass, visit the ranger station during normal park hours.  You MUST enter the park before the ranger station closes at 8pm.  The pass will give you access for one hour, and you must exit the park before 9pm. 

We highly recommend bringing a flashlight as it is quite dark along the boardwalk, and bug spray for mosquitoes will make your trip more enjoyable. 

Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:45am to 12:00pm EDT

Park entry fees apply.

Canoe rental $17 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $5.

Single Kayak $15 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6. 

Double Kayak $20 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6. 

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

Explore the natural wonders of the Loxahatchee River. Rent a canoe or kayak at the park's River Store or bring your own and join us for a fun and leisurely paddle. Registration is required. 

Additional Information:

For more information contact the Kimbell Education Center at (561) 745-5551.

Black Island Kayak Tour @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with regular park admission

More Information:
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588

Located in the Southwest region at:
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Join a park ranger for a relaxing 1½ mile kayak tour. Learn the history of Black Island and experience some of the wildlife that call the waterways of Lovers Key home. Bring your own kayak or rent one from the park concession. Due to limited space, reservations are required.  

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements