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Friday, May 13, 2016

Ground Breaking Ceremony @ Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Free.

More Information:
Call the park at (727) 816-1890

Located in the Southwest region at:
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park
8737 US Highway 19 North
Port Richey , FL 34668

Join us for a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the continued construction of the day-use area of the park.
 

Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, May 13, 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 Bike Tour @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, May 13, 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 naturalist for a three-mile adventure down our Black Island Trail. Learn a little park history and experience some of the wildlife that call this maritime hammock home. Bring your own bike or rent one from the park concession. Due to limited space, reservations are required.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

22nd Annual Tour of Gardens @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Saturday, May 14, 2016 (All day)

$25 in advance or $30 the day of the event. Available at Maclay Gardens, Espositos, Native Nurseries, Purple Martin Outpost, Tallahassee Nurseries and Wild Birds Unlimited.

More Information:
Ranger Station (850) 487-4556

Located in the Northwest region at:
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
3540 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32309

The Department of Environmental Protection’s Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and the Friends of Maclay Gardens, Inc. invite the public to attend the 22nd Annual Tour of Gardens.  This tour of privately owned gardens is a fundraising event and a welcome to spring for many folks in the area.  The day will begin with a breakfast at Maclay Gardens at 9:00 a.m. along with a silent auction.  Participants will then be given maps and directions for a self-paced and self-driving tour to visit fine privately owned home gardens in the Tallahassee area.  This educational event displays diverse styles of gardens and solutions to common landscape design challenges and is enjoyable for all who appreciate the art of gardening. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions at each garden.

Additional Information:

For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org/maclay or call (850) 487-4556.

Participant Requirements