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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (456 reviews)
“fish bowl” (52 reviews)
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4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL 34446-1168
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+1 352-628-5343
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US$109 per adult
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US$119 per adult
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"boat ride"
in 456 reviews
"underwater observatory"
in 102 reviews
"fish bowl"
in 52 reviews
"whooping cranes"
in 26 reviews
"resident hippo"
in 21 reviews
"florida panther"
in 49 reviews
"manatee feeding"
in 22 reviews
"reptile house"
in 22 reviews
"educational programs"
in 21 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 60 reviews
"injured animals"
in 24 reviews
"visitor center"
in 47 reviews
"natural setting"
in 27 reviews
"pepper creek"
in 34 reviews
"old florida"
in 57 reviews
"viewing area"
in 27 reviews
"all ages"
in 81 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice location with a good variety of animals, etc. Well laid out park, made it an enjoyable stop. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The Manatees were amazing. Also had several eateries relatively close by.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here several times. Friends and family have also enjoyed the many animal as well as the boat ride from the visitors center to the main park. It's a lovely shaded area and a place to enjoy a days outing. Two things that we...More

Thank Judy T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience. Many animals, well maintained trails,extremely clean, friendly - informative rangers who appeared to love what they do.

Thank specialyankee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day with my family. (No teens but just family is not a choice anymore. ) The park has made some vast improvements on the trails by making a board walk throughout the park. Only have 3 manatees now. It was impossible to...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this park visit more than I anticipated. Park is well shaded and the trail around park Although it’s a short walk there is lots of wildlife to see. the boat that takes you from the visitor center on U.S. 19 to the West...More

Thank nydrunner26
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homosassa State Park is great. Nice boat ride along the river then such a pleasant easy walk on the paved path to see the animals and birds. Manatees in the river. Open 365 days Wonderful for children and all adults. Lovely benches along the path...More

Thank Kathy F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to see manatees and knew we were here during the wrong time of the year! We were told about this place by some locals and were not disappointed! The volunteers (especially Cathy) were friendly and knowledgeable! The animals were active and the exhibits...More

Thank Jean G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids really enjoyed a few hours here. We rode the boat to the visitor centre and then walked the park before watching the Manatee feeding and listening to the rangers tell us all about manatee preservation. Price and facilities were reasonable and staff /...More

Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. Up close to the manatees the highlight for us. Volunteers at manatees exhibit as well as several others were very informative and enthusiastic about their subject. Reasonable rate. Coupon available on line.

Thank dstump122
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Going to places like Homosassa Springs reconnects you with nature and makes you appreciate how important wildlife and the environment are for the future of our Planet. They do an amazing job here with an army of Volunteers which is an amazing thing. The 20...More

Thank Greatblackhawk
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Not sure on that one. Best to cheeck direct with the park
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