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New blog post up on the blog of our visit to the Homosassa Springs

New blog post up on the blog of our visit to the Homosassa Springs

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Florida's Nature Coast II: Homosassa Springs

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Lu the Hippo at Homosassa Springs

This accessible floating platform is a great place to watch wildlife. Photo by Joe Dube

These guys are red-shouldered hawks like the one we saw on our hike at Little Manatee River State Park.

Manatee rescue, Homosassa Springs

Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida

I decided awhile ago that I wanted to visit all of the state parks in Florida and I had heard that the Homosassa Springs State Park was unlike all of the ...

Homosassa Springs hippo Our ...

The flamingos were more orange than the ones we'd seen in the wild in Bonaire. Their color has everything to do with what they're fed.

Most of them are unable to survive on their own in the wild. So they are given a comfortable and safe environment at Homosassa Springs.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Three Sisters Springs

If you don't already know about the anhinga, I encourage you to click right here. If you learn nothing new for the rest of the week, it will have been worth ...

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs

Homosassa Springs entrance

Manatee season at Homosassa springs state park

Welcome to our travel blog.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Florida manatee

As for these, I'm not sure what accounts for their color, but maybe it's just a different kind of shrimp.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

A Dozen Wild Reasons to Visit Florida's Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park

Today I am re-blogging a popular post on the J.Q. Rose blog, The Rose Parade Travelogue was originally published in January 2014.

Alligators are the Focus in February at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park - NatureCoaster.com

We had our choice of a tram ride, walking, or a pontoon boat out to where the real action was. We chose the pontoon boat.

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Manatee rescue, Homosassa Springs

Bald Eagles Soar as July's feature at the Wildlife Park

Looking at Homosassa Springs Underwater Observatory and seeing schools of fish swim by ...

I decided awhile ago that I wanted to visit all of the state parks in Florida and I had heard that the Homosassa Springs State Park was unlike all of the ...

Since Our Previous Article on the World's Largest Nature Aquarium, the Ada Team Has Released a New Website Containing Some Exceptional Photos and Video ...

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My favorite picture of the day. Took this from the boat.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs boat ride

Our favorite thing about Homosassa Springs is that unlike many zoos, most of the animals are rescued or recovering, so we don't feel sorry for them while we ...

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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Our favorite thing about Homosassa Springs is that unlike many zoos, most of the animals are rescued or recovering, so we don't feel sorry for them while we ...

Lu, the Hippo, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

After the program, we came back and the manatees, as if on cue, came right up to the bridge where we could see them easily in the crystal clear water.

Cutest manatee

His ears are pointy, while our bobcat has rounded ears. I believe this guy is also known as a lynx.

It's been a great three years and on to the fourth. Lots of open spaces and inviting faces. We are adding a new feature to our blogs -Travel Tunes.

... you park in main parking lot, you get to take a boat ride through Pepper Creek from the main entrance to the wildlife park itself. Here is Elijah on our ...

Manatee, Homosassa Springs

Homosassa State Wildlife Park

Underwater observatory, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Homosassa manatee trip

Roseate Spoonbills

... People looking into the Homosassa Springs Underwater Observatory

Sign at the entrance. Manatees at Homosassa Springs

Manatees in Three Sisters Springs draw visitors to Kings Bay area

Homosassa Springs

Homosassa springs

These are wild manatees, and so we were dependent on their generosity for these images.

Homosassa springs

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Manatees at Homosassa Springs

Seeing Crystal River manatees from your own kayak or canoe

Adams Homes has built new homes for sale in the Sugarmill Woods community since 2005. Priced from the $160's, Adams Homes offers an array of floor plans and ...

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Seeing manatees from the Three Sisters Spring boardwalk

Three Sisters Springs

... our first visit years ago it was a youngster that had lost a wing after being shot. It was nice to see it has recovered well and adapted to life at the ...

With full bellies, we breezed through Crystal River and found the Homosassa State Park which is right off of HWY 19. The parking lot is huge, ...

Manatee

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Homosassa State Wildlife Park

Manatee, Homosassa Springs

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Citrus County and is known fondly as Florida's

Homosassa springs

The author found his trip to Homosassa Springs to be restful and rejuvenating.

Seeing Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River from the boardwalk. A beautiful view, but no manatees to see here on this day. (Photo: Bonnie Gross)

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Kayaking the Chazz

Homosassa Springs manatee

BamBam should get his second chance in early 2018. He'll be cared for by manatee experts at SeaWorld Orlando, where he received critical care for severe ...

Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park in Florida

Manatees at Homosassa Springs

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... “one of my kids” all those 13 years, I now have the pleasure of having Alex write guest blog posts while she is tackling this new adventure in Samoa!