SN: 117802 - 2021 / Y0581

This seasonal event is open from 1 January 2021 through 31 March 2021.

what is the event

Blue Spring State Park Seasonal Walk

Seasonal Walk

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Alice and John with the Manatee!
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sideways FVA trail sign!
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Manatees playing in the springs
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Blue Springs
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where is the event

Orange City, Florida

Volusia County

The address/location to the physical start box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Blue Springs State Park

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

Starting Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 until Mar 31st, 2021

Start box available: Daily 8AM to Dusk

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Daily, 8am-dusk. Pets are not allowed in campgrounds and concessions or on beaches and boardwalks.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5/10km, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: None

Wheelchairs: None

Comments

Park fills up rapidly on weekends causing rangers to close gates. Go early on weekends or call ahead to check availability. Trail is rated 1B and is 60% shaded. This is the largest spring on the St Johns River and is a designated Manatee Refuge during the winter, home to a growing population of the West Indian Manatee. It's not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Walk on paved park road, unpaved campground road, service road, hiking trail, Blue Run and Spring Boil Boardwalk where manatees are present in colder winter months.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

2100 W French. (386)775-3663. From I-4 W, exit 114; SR 472 W 3.1 miles; US 17-92 S. 1.7 miles; right on West French. 2.0 miles, left to Park. From I-4 E, exit 111B, W on Saxon. 1.3 miles; right on Enterprise one mile; right on US 17-92 two miles; left on West French two miles, left to Park. Must pay park entrance fee, ask for Volkssport box. Attendant will tell you where to park.

event sponsor

Happy Wanderers

Event website: www.happywanderersfl.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.