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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Sea Turtles @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Thursday, October 27, 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

Learn about the Loggerhead’s life story and the role our park plays during nesting season. Turtle carapaces and skulls will be on display.

Additional Information:

Reservations recommended.

Sea Turtles Participation Requirements

Beginning Photography at Lovers Key @ Lovers Key State Park

Thursday, October 27, 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 photogenic tour of the estuaries of Lovers Key. Bring your camera to learn where the best places are to snap that perfect photo & learn about the plants and animals that make this ecosystem home. Due to limited space, reservations are required.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Totally Sweet Sea Turtles @ T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm EDT

Program is free with regular park entrance fees.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 850-227-1327

Located in the Northwest region at:
T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
8899 Cape San Blas Road
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Join us for a Ranger led interpretive talk on sea turtles and the important impacts of each nesting season at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.

Additional Information:

Participants should meet at the Bay View Pavilion.

Participation Requirements

Hayride with Ranger Crowe and Friends @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

This event is free with paid park admission.

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 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 to receive the People's Choice Award!

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

The last hayride will be at 6:45 p.m.

Eden's Vintage Film Series @ Eden Gardens State Park

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm EDT

 Film is free with paid park admission.

More Information:
FriendsofEdenGardens.com

Located in the Northwest region at:
Eden Gardens State Park
181 Eden Gardens Road
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

  "They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're all together ooky". Its The Addams Family.  Join the Friends of Eden Gardens as they present The Addams Family movie.  The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family. Dress up as your favorite character and don't forget Cousin Itt, Lurch and the Thing.  Be ready to snap your fingers as you sing the song and enjoy a fun evening under the stars. Concessions for donations will be available. Movie is rated PG13. 

Additional Information:

 Participant Requirements

 Bring Chairs, Blankets, Bug Spray Coolers - come early to get a spot on the Green.  For updates on rain delay/ rescheduling visit www.FriendsofEdenGarden.com

Muzzleloading Gun Season 2016-2017 @ Rock Springs Run State Reserve

Friday, October 28, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, October 30, 2016 (All day)

$3.00/vehicle

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.

More Information:
1.407.884.2009

Located in the Central region at:
Rock Springs Run State Reserve
30601 County Road 433
Sorrento, FL 32776

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 .

Additional Information:

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).