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 2000 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 noted the Native American villages throughout the area by...
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Tomoka State Park
Welcome to Tomoka State Park
Native Americans once dwelled here, living off fish-filled lagoons. Today, these waters are popular for canoeing, boating, and fishing. The park protects a variety of wildlife habitats and endangered species, such as the West Indian manatee. Tomoka is a bird-watcher's paradise, with over 160 species sighted, especially during the spring and fall migrations. Visitors can stroll a one-half mile nature trail through a hardwood hammock that was once an indigo field for an 18th century British landowner. A boat ramp gives boaters and canoeists access to the river. The Park Store offers snacks, camping supplies, and canoe rentals. Contact 386-673-0022 for more information. For overnight stays, the park has full-facility campsites and youth camping.