Sea Turtles @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkThursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT
FREE with regular park admission
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Learn about the Loggerhead’s life story and the role our park plays during nesting season. Turtle carapaces and skulls will be on display.
Beginning Photography at Lovers Key @ Lovers Key State ParkThursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with regular park admission
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588
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.
Totally Sweet Sea Turtles @ T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State ParkThursday, October 27, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Program is free with regular park entrance fees.
Ranger Station, 850-227-1327
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.
Participants should meet at the Bay View Pavilion.
Hayride with Ranger Crowe and Friends @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State ParkThursday, October 27, 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 to receive the People's Choice Award!
The last hayride will be at 6:45 p.m.
Eden's Vintage Film Series @ Eden Gardens State ParkThursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm EDT
Film is free with paid park admission.
"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.
Muzzleloading Gun Season 2016-2017 @ Rock Springs Run State ReserveFriday, October 28, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, October 30, 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).