Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Description:
The center of attraction at this park is the large natural spring and its 34 species of saltwater and freshwater fish. The park is also a refuge for captive-born and recuperating manatees that are ready to be returned to the wild.

Watchable wildlife:
The fish you might see in the spring include snook, sheepshead, redfish, snapper, and seatrout. Egrets, herons, white ibis, wood ducks, alligators, and ospreys are also common around the spring and Homossassa River.

Ownership:
Department of Environmental Protection

Contact:
(352) 628-5343

Directions:
U.S. Highway 19 in Homosassa Springs.

Related Sites:
Other West Central Florida Wildlife Sites
Florida State Parks



FWC Facts:
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