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- 1 Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd (US-19). Daily 9AM-5:30PM. Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory in the main spring. The park showcases native Florida wildlife, including manatees, black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, American alligators, American crocodiles, and river otters. Manatee programs are offered three times daily. At the Wildlife Encounter programs, snakes and other native animals are featured. Recreational opportunities include picnicking, nature study, and bird-watching. The park features a children's education center, providing hands-on experiences about Florida's environment. Transportation from the visitor center on U.S. 19 to the West Entrance is available by tram or boat. The park has two gift shops and a café with a selection of beverages and snacks. The ticket counters close at 4PM.
|Routes through Homosassa Springs|
|Atlanta ← Crystal River ←||N S||→ Port Richey → Saint Petersburg|
|Pensacola ← Crystal River ←||W E||→ Brooksville → Lakeland|