ECHO Rangers @ De Leon Springs State ParkSaturday, September 23, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 14, 2018 (All day)
Entry fees are waived for the ECHO Ranger candidate and one adult - Must present ECHO Ranger badge.
Ranger Station, 386-985-4212
Volusia County ECHO Ranger program educates youth, scout troops, and their families about the Ecological, Cultural, Heritage, and Outdoors offerings in their area.
Here, at DeLeon Springs State Park, learn about the park's history with a self-guided Visitor Center Scavenger Hunt activity. Then pick up a self-guided Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt to explore the half-mile paved Nature Trail, which is wheelchair accessible. Get a Junior Ranger booklet from a Park Ranger and complete it to earn a badge, certificate, free park pass, and an extra stamp!
Show your ECHO Ranger badge at the Ranger Station for direction to the program sites and Junior Ranger information.
Dates are: September 23rd, October 21st, November 18th, December 16, February 24th, March 24th, and April 14th.
Art in the Park - Basket Weaving @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, April 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm CDT
$35 includes instruction and all materials needed for class. Fee does not include regular park admission which is paid upon park entry at the Ranger Station.
Join Carol Dickson for an opportunity to create a work of art. Each month a different technique will be used. Class includes all materials needed. Regular park admission applies and is paid at ranger station on the day of class. All classes need a minimum of 5 participants to occur. Classes are limited to 10 participants. Participants must be at least 12 years of age. Registration is due 7 days before class date and can be done in the park store or online at www.topsailparkfriends.org. For questions email the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the park store.
Walk on the Wild Side @ Lovers Key State ParkFriday, April 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:45am EDT
Regular Entrance Fees Apply
Join a Park Ranger for a guided hike along our Black Island Trail. Learn about the fascinating vegetation and wildlife that reside in this maritime hammock. Do some bird watching, and maybe learn a little local history. Due to limited space, reservations are required. .
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkFriday, April 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.