Farmers Market @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT
$1 environmental impact fee
More Information: Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Join us in the historic settlement of Koreshans. Our Sunday Farmers Market offers local and organic produce, fresh seafood and dips, unique crafts, local honey, native plants, handcrafted jewelry, food, beautiful art, and cool gifts! A market pass is $1. Contact the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311 for more information. For vendor info and applications visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/farmers-market/
Native Plant Sale, Sundays, 8pm - 1pm @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT
FREE during the Sunday Farmers Market
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Learning about and purchasing native plants can be a daunting task, but it just got easier! The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society volunteers will be selling native plants at the Koreshan State Historic Site Farmers Market Sundays, 8:00am - 1 pm. Experts will be on hand to help answer your questions and teach you about the wonderful benefits of adding native plants to your landscaping. Volunteers will also explain about the fertilizer ordinance and invasive exotic plants. For more information, visit www.FNPSCoccoloba.org or call (239) 273-8945.
Guided Scrub Walk @ Oscar Scherer State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:30am EDT
There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
This weekly walk begins at the Nature Center and includes an informative walk through an ancient dune system. This unique habitat is home to the threatened Florida scrub-jay and a variety of plants and other animals. Participants should wear comfortable footwear for walking in soft sand. Cameras and binoculars are suggested. Space is limited to 15 people.
Literacy Month Reading Trail @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT
$4 per vehicle - no additional charge for the hike
Ranger Station 352-955-2008
Come out to the Millhopper for a self-guided hike along Sink Trail. In celebration of Literacy Month we have created a "Reading Trail" with six stops - each revealing a piece of the Legend of Devil's Millhopper.
Junior Ranger and Invasive Plants Program @ San Felasco Hammock Preserve State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm EDT
Free with paid entrance ($4 per vehicle) or annual pass.
Come visit our table from 9a.m. to 3p.m.
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and how you can help Florida's ecosystems in state parks. Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch or pin. Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged six and up but we will also have critter coloring pages and Smokey Bear stories available for all ages.
AmeriCorps' Non-native Plant Terminators (A.N.T.s) will also be there to talk about the invasive plants at San Felasco and how everyone can make a difference in the health of our beautiful park!
No reservation required. Meet at the parking lot located at the southside trailhead: 11101 Millhopper Rd, Gainesville, FL 32653. For more information, download the Participant Requirements.
Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 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!
Guided Tours of Historic Koreshan Settlement @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Guided Tours are $2 per person, $1 for children under 6, with regular park admission.
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Join us for a Guided Walking Tour of the Historic Koreshan Settlement. Explore structures and gardens of the 19th century utopian settlement and learn about these idealistic pioneers. The walking tour is about an hour and a half and is accessible to all.
Park admission is $2 for bicycle/pedestrian, $4 for one person in a vehicle, $5 for up to 8 persons in a vehicle. Walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and is mostly outdoors on a crushed shell path. Please bring water, proper footware, and sun protection. Wheelchair available upon request.
Requests for these and other tours for clubs, home school associations, and other groups can be made by calling the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311. We make every effort to accommodate all groups, however we may not be able to fulfill requests made with less than a two week notice.
Barnacle, Books, Birds, and Boats @ The Barnacle Historic State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event Included with regular park admission: $2.00 ages 6 and up; under 6 free. Fee waived for anyone who brings a library card, a library book, or a new or gently used book to donate.
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866
This event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. Please stay tuned for the rescheduled date.
Celebrate International Literacy under the Micco Pavilion with educational activities, games and prizes, storybook reading, and more!
Please park curbside or in a nearby lot. Visitors with a Disabled Person Parking Permit may call the Ranger Station for additional parking information.
Pets on a six-foot or shorter, hand-held leash are permitted during regular park hours.
The Barnacle is pack in/pack out.
Bluegrass Music with the Conch Stomp Band @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Free with park admission.
Join the Conch Stomp Band for some foot-stomping and toe-tapping tunes on the second Sunday of each month! Live Bluegrass in the Amphitheater from 1-3:00 p.m.
Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 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).
Folk Jam and Song Circle @Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
This program is free with paid park admission ($2.00 a person or $3.00 for a vehicle with up to 8 people).
Enjoy the wonder of old-fashioned porch music right here at Savannas Preserve State Park! Pull up a chair and listen, or bring an instrument and join in the jam. No reservations required. The next Song Circle will be on Sunday, September 10th from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Birding at MacArthur Beach @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, September 10, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm EDT
Free with park admission.
Bird lovers can join a Ranger-led educational walk identifying many species of birds that make their home in John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Reservations recommended. Visitors should bring binoculars or rent them in the Gift Shop. For more information and reservations call Nature Center.
Please bring a water bottle, hat and sunscreen.