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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Farmers Market @ Koreshan State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT

$1 environmental impact fee

More Information:
More Information: Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

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 Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT

FREE during the Sunday Farmers Market

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

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.

Additional Information:

http://www.fnpscoccoloba.org/

Guided Scrub Walk @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:30am EDT

There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

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.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Yoga in the Park, Sundays, 9am - 10am @ Koreshan State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:15am EDT

 $10 cash. Park admission is FREE.

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Traditional Yoga class focuses on breathing, stretching and postures. Modifiable for all ages and levels of participants. Over time, this form of yoga will tone the body and focus the mind. Each practice will leave you relaxed, refreshed, and rejuvenated. Beginners welcome! Some mats provided. Bring a water bottle. $10 cash. Park admission FREE.

Additional Information:

Some mats are provided. Bring a water bottle.

Literacy Month Reading Trail @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT

$4 per vehicle - no additional charge for the hike

More Information:
Ranger Station 352-955-2008

Located in the Northeast region at:
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
4732 Millhopper Road
Gainesville, FL 32653

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. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Junior Ranger and Invasive Plants Program @ San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm EDT

Free with paid entrance ($4 per vehicle) or annual pass.

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
12720 NW 109 Lane
Alachua, FL 32615

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!

Additional Information:

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 Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 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

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 Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Guided Tours are $2 per person, $1 for children under 6, with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

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.

 

Additional Information:

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 Park

Sunday, 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.  

More Information:
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866

Located in the Southeast region at:
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami, FL 33133

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!

Additional Information:

Barnacle, Books, Birds, and Boats Participation Requirements.

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 Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

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.

Garden Tour - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Call the ranger station 352-236-7148 ext. 4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Visit the gardens at Silver Springs State Park, on the 2nd Sunday of each month, for our Garden Tour. Join a park ranger for information about the gardens' history, learn about the different seasonal flowers and blooms, as well as about pollinators like hummingbirds and butterflies. The tour passes through the following gardens: Courtyard Garden, Crossroads Garden, Camellia Garden, Fire & Water Garden, and the tour ends at the Wildflower Garden. After the tour, visitors are free to continue exploring the garden pathways and trails or walk back along the river.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

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.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.

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).

More Information:
(772) 398-2779

Located in the region at:
, FL

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 Park

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm EDT

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

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.

Additional Information:

Please bring a water bottle, hat and sunscreen.