Volunteer Garden Workdays - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkFriday, September 9, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am EDT
Visitors that volunteer do not pay park admission but they must fill out an application.
Jeff Kneisley, 352-236-7156 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer 2016 volunteer workdays will be every Friday in one of the gardens at the Main Entrance.
A water keg will be provided but please bring your own water bottle. Gardening gloves will also be provided.
If this is your first time volunteering at the park, please let the ticket booth know that you are here for the garden workday and they will direct you to the gardens.
Locations for the different workdays will be as follows:
July 22 - Rock Garden
July 29 - Wildflower Garden
Aug 05 - Wildflower Garden
Aug 12 - Camellia Garden
Aug 19 - Osceola Garden
Aug 26 - Crossroads Garden and Mammoth Deck
Sept 02 - Wildflower Garden
Sept 09 - Reflections Garden and Fire & Water Garden
Sept 16 - Rock Garden
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).
Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State ParkFriday, September 9, 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.
Kimbell Education Center (561) 745-5551
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.
For more information contact the Kimbell Education Center at (561) 745-5551.
Sea Turtle Talk @ Lovers Key State ParkFriday, September 9, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with regular park admission
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588
Join a park ranger to learn about the fascinating life of the marine turtles that visit Lovers Key each summer. Learn about their nesting behavior and find out what you can do to help protect them. Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Guided Trail Hike @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, September 9, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm CDT
Standard park entrance/admission fees will apply. There is no additional fee for program participation.
For additional information contact the Ranger Station at 850-267-8330.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy a guided hike while learning about some of the plant species at the park. Participants will hike through several of the plant communities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park while following a section of the Turpentine Trail. The hike will include traversing a section of the paved Biking/Nature Trail and a visit to Campbell Lake. Check in at the Ranger Station.
Please make sure that you are dressed appropriately for the weather conditions and that you are wearing comfortable, close toed shoes. Make sure that you have sunscreen, insect repellent and adequate drinking water. In the event of severe weather outdoor programs may be cancelled or changed to an indoor presentation at The Clubhouse.