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Midday and Moonlit Paddles @ Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:30am EST to Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 5:00pm EST

Call Paddling Adventures for fees (386) 497-1113.  Fee includes admission to the park.

More Information:
386-497-1113

Located in the Northeast region at:
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
12087 SW U.S. Highway 27
Fort White, FL 32038

Moonlight Paddle

Enjoy a ranger-guided canoe paddle down the Ichetucknee River as the sun sets and full moon begins to illuminate the river. Listen to the sounds of a day’s end and a night’s awakening! Paddlers should bring a small light source for the end of the trip.  Paddling dates and times listed below.

Please call the park concessionaire, Paddling Adventures (386) 497-1113 to reserve a spot.
Participation Requirements for Moonlit Paddle


Midday Paddle

Join a Ranger for a Guided Paddle with great wildlife viewing opportunities and learn the history of the park and the Ecosystem of the beautiful Ichetucknee River. The tour starts at the North Entrance, off Elim Church Road (County Road 238).  Launch time will be Between 10-11am. The tour ends at the last take-out at the south end of the park, and transportation will be provided back to the North Entrance.  Participants should dress for the weather (mornings may be cool). Underwater GoPro-style cameras captured amazing footage on previous tours!  Paddling dates and times listed below.

Please call the park concessionaire Paddling Adventures (386) 497-1113 reserve your spot.
Participation Requirements for Midday Paddle


 

Moonlit Dates and Meeting Times

1-Jan 5:30PM

3-Feb 5:45PM

3-Mar 6:00PM

31-Mar 7:30PM

28-Apr 7:30PM

22-Sep 7:00PM

20-Oct 6:30PM

24-Nov 5:30PM

22-Dec 5:00PM

Midday Dates and Meeting Times

9-Dec 9:30AM

13-Jan 10:30AM

27-Jan 10:30AM

10-Feb 10:30AM

17-Feb 10:30AM

24-Feb 10:30AM

24-Mar 9:30AM

21-Apr 9:30AM

8-Sep 9:30AM

6-Oct 9:30AM

10-Nov 10:30AM

8-Dec 10:30AM

 

Time Machine History Tour @ Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:00pm EST to Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 12:00pm EST

Park Entrance Required

Program Fee: $5.35 pre person.

 

More Information:
Paddleing Adventures 386-497-1113

Located in the Northeast region at:
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
12087 SW U.S. Highway 27
Fort White, FL 32038

Take a fascinating journey by van into the Ichetucknee forest, to the site of the 17th Century Mission de San Martin de Timucua.  Learn all about the ancient Timucuan capital of Aquacalyquen.  This special interpretive program is space-limited, and reservations are recommended.  The tour will begin at the Paddling Adventures boathouse, located at the North Entrance off Elim Church Road (County Road 238).

PLease Call Paddleing Adventures at 386-497-1113 to Reserve a Place on the Tour.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Dates and Start Times 2017-2018

16-Dec 12:00PM

3-Feb   12:00PM

17-Mar 10:00AM

14-Apr  10:00AM

15-Sep  10:00AM

13-Oct  10:00AM

17-Nov  12:00PM

15-Dec  12:00PM

 

MONTHLY MILITIA MUSTER The First Saturday of Each Month @ Fort Mose Historic State Park

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00am EST to Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:30am EST

Admission to the Demonstration(s) is free. Visitor Center/Museum admission is $2 per person children under 6 are free.  

More Information:
Carl P. Marchand 904-823-2232 carl.marchand@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Fort Mose Historic State Park
15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Experience musket firing demonstrations as the Castillo de San Marcos Militia trains with the Fort Mose Militia. Children are welcomed to participate in Junior Militia training using our handmade wooden toy muskets and authentic militia uniform items. Monthly musters will not be held during July and December.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

MONTHLY MILITIA MUSTER The First Saturday of Each Month @ Fort Mose Historic State Park

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:00am EDT to Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 11:30am EST

Admission to the Demonstration(s) is free. Visitor Center/Museum admission is $2 per person children under 6 are free.  

More Information:
Carl P. Marchand 904-823-2232 carl.marchand@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Fort Mose Historic State Park
15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Experience musket firing demonstrations as the Castillo de San Marcos Militia trains with the Fort Mose Militia. Children are welcomed to participate in Junior Militia training using our handmade wooden toy muskets and authentic militia uniform items. Monthly musters will not be held during July and December.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Tours of the Historic Koreshan Settlement @ Koreshan State Park

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:00am EDT to Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 11:00am EST

Guided Tours are $2 for adults, $1 for children under 6 years of age and can be purchased at the Ranger Station (239) 992-0311.

 

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

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

EVERY SATRURDAY and SUNDAY  at 10:00 a.m. Join our guided walking tours and learn about the idealistic Koreshan pioneers and their utopian community. Explore the 19th century Koreshan settlement, venture in some of the remaining buildings, see the Koreshan structures, and gardens. The walking tour is about an hour and a half.

Additional Information:

Park admission is $5.00 per vehicle, Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant vehicle. $2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

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