Tag Archives: State Parks

Pocket Ranger app provides state park information on the go

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 6:04 pm

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has employed a new smartphone app called Pocket Ranger to act as an interactive guide for visitors. The department hopes the app will help increase attendance in Florida state parks.

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Silver Springs absorbed into state park system

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am

Palace Entertainment announced Wednesday that Florida’s oldest theme park, Silver Springs, in Ocala, will be absorbed into the state park system. The animal exhibits and some amusement rides may be eliminated.

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Silver Springs could become Florida state park

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The Park Service is holding a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Ocala’s Vanguard High School to get public input about the plan to turn Silver Springs into a state park.

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