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Prices : Children below the age of 5 are admitted free, those between 6-12 require a fee of $5 and those above the age of 13 require $13

Timings : 9 am to 5:30 pm

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Homosassa State Park, Orlando Overview

Also known as Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, the Homosassa State Park is the best place to view Manatees, also known as Sea Cows, and the hippopotamus Lu, who has been featured in a number of movies. It remains open from 9 am to 5:30 pm and children below the age of 5 are admitted free, those between 6-12 require a fee of $5 and those above the age of 13 require $13. Located at a distance of 86.5 miles from Orlando, the park is home to a large number of animals like black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, American alligators, red wolf, Key deer, flamingos, whooping cranes, and river otters.

Want to spend some time swimming with your friends or family? There are boats, private tours, and kayaks that will take you to the Crystal River from Homosassa Springs, where you can swim. There are trails organized for visitors in wheelchairs or strollers. There are some accommodations nearby like Homosassa Riverside Resort, Seagrass Waterfront Resort, and MacRae’s of Homosassa, and do not miss out on the seafood, which is the specialty of the Homosassa town. If you are visiting the town, do not forget to try the eco-tours, river tours, river adventure tours, snorkeling, manatee tours, and many more exciting activities.

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