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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, May 1, 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, May 1, 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, May 1, 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. 

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, May 1, 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.

Pine Needle Basket Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

$3/vehicle park entrance fee, $2 bicyclist or walk-in, activity fee $5/person, 12 and under free.

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Participants will make a pine needle basket with all materials provided.  Pre-registration is required as class size is limited to 10 people. 

Night Hike on Dade's Trails @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm EDT

$3/vehicle park entrance fee, $2 bicyclist or walk-in. 

More Information:
(352)793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Night walk to see/hear the frogs, owls, bats and other night creatures of Dade. 

Additional Information:

Walk meets at the Micanopy Pavilion.