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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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Address: 4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL 34446
Phone Number: 352-628-5343
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Rehabilation center for injured animals, with a broad selection of birds...
Rehabilation center for injured animals, with a broad selection of birds and reptiles, including the manatee.
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Great for 2-3 hr visit

The park is beautiful with an amazing display of animals. Definitely take the boat ride to the park (versus the tram). It's an interesting ride with a little bit of history and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The park is beautiful with an amazing display of animals. Definitely take the boat ride to the park (versus the tram). It's an interesting ride with a little bit of history and a several flora and animal sightings. The manatee exhibit was a little bit of a disappointment when we arrived. It may have been the time of day but... More 

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Lynn Have, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We came here because we were told that there would be manatees visible and because we have often driven by it on US 19 on our way to Tampa and points south. We are surprised to see that instead of the average state park that focuses on nature this is essentially a zoo for animals in need of rehabilitation. The... More 

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Maineville, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

unless you have children, this is not so hot. Started with a boat ride with corny jokes, would have been better off with the tram. The animal park was ok and your kids would probably like it. It was crowded in season and not worth the waits.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The park is clean, easily navigation for everyone. Animals were outstanding. Proud of Florida saving, rehabilitating when possible but providing a home for the American Eagles who will never fly our the USA again. Good for all ages

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are in the area, you will want to visit here. We were visiting friends and they brought us. We enjoyed all the wildlife and the boat trip down the river from the visitor center to the park. It is an easy walk along paved walkways. Great photo ops! We had never seen manatees before. They are huge. We... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Homosassa Springs State park isn't the most exciting place but it is a relatively low-cost way to spend the day with family. You will take a boat to see the animals and walk around until you want to take a shuttle back. Great for nice weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It had been years since we visited this park. It is a lovely place to spend a day. The animals and birds are varied,numerous, and healthy. It is an outstanding State park and cheap for all you can see and do there. As you walk the park it is always covered with shade whiich is most important for summer visitors.... More 

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West Coast, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went as a brochure we read said "the pavilion is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell". Glad we visited with the guide before paying for admission. It never worked and was removed. Lots of kids and families excited about the visit. We were not interested in seeing a hippo in Florida.

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South Jordan, Utah, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a fun morning visiting the park. Went early and missed the crowds that were just getting there as we left. A great park and well maintained. Recommend it for all ages.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I have enjoyed going to Homosassa Springs for years! We have watched it evolve to the nice park that it is now! It is a great place to take children!

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