Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State ParkFriday, October 21, 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.
Hayride with Ranger Crowe and Friends @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
This event is free with paid park admission.
Ranger Station 850-487-4556
The Department of Environmental Protection's Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park would like to invite you and your family out for a one of a kind hayride. Come enjoy a hayride down the majestic brick path of the gardens where you will get to view unique and creative scarecrows. We will be briefly stopping at each scarecrow so you can really enjoy the details and artwork. After the hayride participants will have the chance to vote for their favorite scarecrow for People's Choice Award!
The last hayride will be at 6:45 p.m.
24th Annual Haunted Woods @ Hillsborough River State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm EDT
Ages 13 and up $10.00/each. Ages 12 and under Free!
Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771
Sponsored by the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society the Haunted Woods event includes the Haunted Woods Trail, Coloring Contest, and Family Tram Ride (Tram runs Saturday Night ONLY!). Refreshments will be available. There will be a Costume Contest both nights; all ages - Prizes! It is a safe alternative to Trick-Or-Treating! Bring the whole family and come walk through our Haunted Woods for a scary, fun time.
Special Notice: Friday Night Tram Tour and Fort Foster Historic Site Tours are cancelled (10/21, Friday - 10/23, Sunday of this event)
This is a rain or shine event. No rain checks or refunds.
Wild n' Wicked Nights 2016 @ Weeki Wachee Springs State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm EDT
$6 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Kids five and under are free.
The Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park proudly present Weeki Wachee Springs State Park's annual Halloween festival, Wild n' Wicked Nights. The event covers two weekends, October 21-22, 28-29, from 7-11 PM. Only $6 for adults, and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Kids five and under are free. Florida State Park pass not accepted.
The event includes...
~ Ghostbusters Mermaid Show
~ The Quest Show
~ The Funhouse Maze
~ The Haunted Mine Shaft
~ Kids Fun Maze
~ Peek-A-Boo Trail
~ Torture Trail
~ Carnival (extra fee)
~ Food Trucks
For more info, call the park at 352-592-5656
Haunted Trail @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm EDT
$6/vehicle up to 8 people
Walking tour of Haunted Trail, and Historic Village at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Carn-Evil @ Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm EDT
Adults $25.00, Students 6yrs-15yrs $10.00, Children 5 & Under FREE.
Park entrance fee not included with ticket, $6.00 per car
Join us for a Spook-Tac-Ular time this October at BG Whiskey Creek Hideout's Carn-Evil!
Haunted Trail & Haunted House October 21-23, 30-31
Haunted Kayak (October 28th & 29th ONLY)
Carnival Games, Carn-evil Cuisine & MORE!!!
Get your tickets on Eventbrite NOW
4th Annual Haunted Trails @ Oscar Scherer State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm EDT
5 & under - FREE
6 - 12: $5
Park Service Specialist 941-483-5957
Come visit us and walk down our spooky haunted trail - a frightful experience for those who dare to be scared; featuring a chilling haunted pavilion put on by our local Nokomis Fire Department!
For the younger and the cautious ones, we feature a trick-or-treat trail around the lake. Enjoy candy passed out by our local vendors, and have some Halloween fun outdoors with the whole family! There will be lots of activities for kids, costume contests, spooky sounds, and more!
Tickets available by PRESALE ONLY! Visit www.osspevent.com today to purchase yours!
Jaycees Haunted Swamp Walk - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkFriday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm EDT
$12.00: Adult TIckets
$8.00: Children's tickets, ten and under
Call the concessions at Silver Springs 352-261-5840
The JCI Ocala Jaycees present the 44th Annual Haunted House in partnership with Silver Springs State Park, every Friday and Saturday evening in October.
This will be an evening of fun and fear and will feature multiple scare zones as well as food and drink service.
No costumes or masks permitted. This is a scary event and may not be suitable for young children. Please read participation requirements in the additional information section.
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. (SR 40). The gates will be closed promptly at 10:00 p.m. and no new visitors will be allowed entry. Visitors that have already participated will be able to exit through a one-way gate.
For more information on the Ocala Jaycees visit their facebook page.
The Ocala Jaycees is a nonprofit organization for local citizens looking to make an impact on the community. Through development opportunities and their global network of young, active citizens, the mission of the Jaycees is to empower young people to create positive change.
Muzzleloading Gun Season 2016-2017 @ Rock Springs Run State ReserveSaturday, October 22, 2016 (All day) to Monday, October 24, 2016 (All day)
Regular park entry fees apply for non-hunters.
Permitted hunters are exempt from park admission on the days of the hunt and the preview day before the hunt. Hunter access at other times requires normal park admission.
During this weekend of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's Rock Spring Wildlife Management Area Muzzleloading Gun Hunt, the park is open for normal activities. However, to protect our visitors, some trails will be closed. All hunting areas and trail closures will be clearly posted. For more information about hunting and trail closures, please call Wekiwa Springs State Park at (407) 884-2009 .
The full hunting brochure with all dates, permit requirements, regulations and participation requirements, can be found on The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's website (link is external).