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).
1876 Cow Camp @ Lake Kissimmee State ParkSunday, October 23, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm EDT
Free with regular park admission
Park Service Specialist Andi Henry, 863-696-1112, Andrea.Henry@dep.state.fl.us
As you roam down the short 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 roundup or cattle drive. The Cow Hunter will be very happy to share stories about what his life is like and the challenges he faces.
Offsite Cow Camps are available for groups of 15 or more, schools, community organizations, special events, etc. Call the Ranger Station for more information.
Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkSunday, October 23, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT
FREE with regular park admission
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Join a Volunteer for a talk about beach treasures. Learn about sea shells, sea creatures and tidal movement. This is a great interactive event!
Beach Combing Participation Requirements
Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4
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.
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).
Old Time Dance @ The Barnacle Historic State ParkSunday, October 23, 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm EDT
$10.00 Ages 9 and under free.
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866
Swing your partner, do-si-do, and promenade down to The Barnacle for an outdoor contra dance held under a covered pavilion by Biscayne Bay! These fun and friendly group dances are open to everyone and include a caller and a live acoustic band. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. Pre-dance instruction begins at 6:30, and dancing starts at 7:00 p.m. Picnics are welcome and snacks to share are encouraged.
Carn-Evil @ Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State ParkSunday, October 23, 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!!!
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