Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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Address:

4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Homosassa, FL 34446

Region:

Central

Phone:

352-628-5343

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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.