The view of the Tomoka River estuary and basin is spectacular. Tomoka State Park has a rich history in the past starting at Tomoka Point where the Timucuan Native American village known as Nocoroco (Nōcō-rōcō) stood. Nocoroco dates to almost 1300 years ago and today it's shell midden is still visible. Spanish explorer Alvaro Mexia first visited the area in 1605 while exploring Florida and...
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Tomoka Remembers-Timucuan Fishing with Emily Jane Murray (FPAN) @ Tomoka State ParkSaturday, May 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Program included with regular park entrance fees. $5.00/vehicle (Limit 2-8 people), $4.00-Single Occupant, and 2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
Join us on Saturday, May 5th at the Tomoka recreation hall from 1pm-3pm for a presentation on "Timucuan Technology Fishing" and 3 fun fishing hands-on techniques with Emily Jane Murray from the Florida Public Archeology Network (FPAN). Ms. Murray earned a MA in Anthropology from Brandeis University where she focused on public archaeology and site museums in Northeast Florida, and a BA in Communications from Flagler College. She has worked in CRM throughout the Southeastern United States and created numerous outreach tools including videos, activities and museum displays. She currently works as a Public Archaeology Coordinator for the Florida Public Archaeology Network Northeast Region and serves on the boards of the St. Augustine Archaeological Association and the Florida Anthropological Society. Her interests include Florida's prehistoric archaeology, historic cemeteries and public archaeology and interpretation. So bring out the family for some learning and then enjoy all Tomoka has to offer with its natural beauty, wildlife, picnic areas, amenities and more. Be sure to stop at the Tomoka Outpost for cold and hot beverages, snacks, canoe/kayak rentals or just chill on their riverfront patio.
We Love Manatees @ Tomoka State ParkSaturday, May 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
This program is included in the regular park entrance fee. Echo Rangers need only show your badge for free entry.
Join volunteers Deb and Doug from Save the Manatee Club to learn about these gentle and popular Florida natives. Enjoy hands-on fun with a manatee puppet activity, manatee trivia game, puzzles and a Q & A session. After the program, you might see some manatees in the river while you enjoy the river-front deck of our campstore, The Tomoka Outpost.