Address
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Homosassa, FL 34446
phone: 352-628-5343 x1002
fax: 352-628-4243
e-mail: Susan.Strawbridge@dep.state.fl.us
web: www.homosassasprings.org
Hours
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
open every day of the year from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Daily9 AM - 5:30 PM
Admissions
Adults $13 + tax Children $5 + tax
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Susan Strawbridge, Park Services Specialist
phone: 352-628-5343
Art Yerian, Park Manager
phone: 352-628-5343
Tania Burchell, Park Services Specialist
phone: 352-628-5343

Description

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park showcases some of Florida's loveliest landscape surrounding the headwaters of the Homosassa River. The 210-acre park is home to native Florida wildlife including the endangered West Indian Manatees, Red Wolves, Florida Panther, Key deer, Whooping Cranes and much more. The park is one of only a few places where you can see a West Indian manatee up close 365 daysa year. The Fish Bowl underwater observatory allows visitors to see manatees and thousands of fish in the crystal-clear freshwater spring. Three educational programs on the manatees,two Wildlife encounters and one alligator and hippopotamus program are offered daily. The Children's education center offers a variety of hands-on activities for young people.

Mission

Our Florida Park Service Mission is to provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring our natural and cultural resources.

Services

Gift Shop