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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL 34446-1168
+1 352-628-5343
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Rehabilation center for injured animals, with a broad selection of birds and reptiles, including the manatee.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL 34446-1168
+1 352-628-5343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I didn't have alot of time to enjoy this wonderful park, and will have to go back and see more next time. Prices for entry into the wildlife tour, I believe, were only $13 per person - adult. However, we went there...More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 6 grandkids ages 2 to 9 and they had a blast. They were entertained the entire time. Great activity for the Thanksgiving break.

Thank Mickey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a slightly rainy, overcast morning, but the rangers and attendants could not have been more sunny. We had been about 20 years ago and all the good memories we had of the place were intact. The park has upgraded and the walk...More

Thank Orchid94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the State Park! We walked thru the animals and saw many varieties. Well worth the money. The place was easy to get to and very clean!

Thank grannyunderwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place used to be a tourist attraction with a bunch of exotic animals, but about 30 years ago the state took it over. They have native Florida animals that they are rehabbing or have been injured and can’t return to the wild. We saw...More

Thank donnakay413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the exception of Lou, a 57-year-old hippo, all the animals at this State Park are native to FL. Most of the trails are boardwalk or concrete... so it's accessible to everyone. So it's the perfect spot to introduce folks to Florida's natural residents. The...More

Thank PBCGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I took a day trip to Homosassa Springs from Live Oak. Since we visited on Veterans Day, everyone got in the Park for free. The boat ride was relaxing. Plenty of animals on display that are native to Florida. Expect to spend...More

Thank akt85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told by a store owner in Homosassa to visit this park and she highly recommended it. We are so glad we went to this park it was truly amazing day out. We took the boat ride along the river and our guide was...More

Thank nigel u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have always loved this place ever since we moved here 19 years ago. During the off season, it can be a quite, secluded visit for the entire family. If your really like animals and birds and such, you will love it here!

Thank Peterthomas1948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip to the park to check out the different wildlife of Florida. The park is now run by the state and has a great selection of birds who've been injured. You can see great White and Blue herons, pelicans, flamingos, eagles... they also...More

Thank Ian T
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Sue H
September 27, 2017|
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Response from Jamie B | Reviewed this property |
I believe they only allow service animals.
Kelly S
July 22, 2017|
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Response from zcqpapa | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is as mentioned by others.also about a mile north on OxEye road there's a playground. Turn right at the gas station. There are charcoal grill and picnic tables.
Kelly S
July 22, 2017|
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Response from ona_mo | Reviewed this property |
You can have picnic in beaches with nice view.