Tomoka State Park is only 6 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and Scenic A1A. If you are visiting the Daytona Beach Area, the Daytona Convention Center is 10 miles away and the Speedway is 15 miles away. Whether you are a beach goer, a race fan or a motorcyclist we are a central location for your events. Tomoka State Park has a rich history in the past starting at Tomoka Point where the Timucuan...
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Tomoka Remembers- Indigo Dye and Pine Needle Basketry @ Tomoka State ParkSaturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST
Program included with regular park entrance fee. Note: Free entry to the park for Echo Ranger participants presenting their badge.
Our monthly Tomoka Remembers program continues on Saturday, March 10th when Volunteer Susan will share the history of Indigo Dye and its uses on the historic Mount Oswald plantation that once stood here in the 1800's. Bonus activity- come create St. Patty's Day crafts from 11am-1pm inside our beautiful climate-controlled recreation hall.
Please note Echo Rangers: Our April program topic (Saturday, April 14th) will be announced soon. The May program date is being changed from May 12th to May 5th and I am excited to announce it will be a guest speaker, Emily Jane Murray from Florida Public Archeology Network presenting "Timucuan Fishing" from 1:00-3:00pm. See separate program description for more details.
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.