Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

The locally adored Wildlife Walk brings guests on an exciting journey woven through Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park’s many animal exhibits. The park is home to alligators, black bears, red wolves, Key deer, flamingos, and whooping cranes each serving as their species’ ambassador. All of the animal inhabitants are in the state park for the same reason: they are unable to survive in the wild on their own.


Visitor Center
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Homosassa, Fl 34446

West Side (Fishbowl)
9225 W. Fishbowl Dr.
Homosassa, Fl 34448.

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Visitors Center Hours

Gift Shop and Park Admission and Boat Ticket Sales
Mon – Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

West Entrance Hours

Wildside Café
Mon – Sun 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Gift Shop
9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Admissions and Boat Ticket Sales
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission Prices & Fees

Adults - $13
Children (6-12) - $5
Children 5 and under - Free

Tram service is complimentary and included in Park admission. Trams can be picked up from either the Visitor Center or the West Entrance for transportation between both locations.

Boat tours - $3


All Aboard!

*Daily Tours* Our delightful 15-min Boat Tour departs from the Visitor Center Boat Dock and makes its breezy way through Pepper Creek towards the West Entrance of the Park. Once you arrive at the West Entrance Dock, the entrance to the Wildlife Walk is across the street. The boat ride is $3.00 or you can walk or take a tram on Pepper Creek Trail for free.

lu hippo

Meet Lu

The oldest, and perhaps most famous, hippopotamus in captivity, this lovable beast is turning 64 in January 2024!


An Aquatic Wonderland

The Fish Bowl Underwater Observatory floats in the main spring and allows an up-close view of the gorgeous waters, thousands of Gulf of Mexico fish, and adorable manatees. A live-feed television screen is conveniently located on the observation platform allowing visitors to view the marine wildlife from another underwater perspective.


Look to the Sky… And Trees

The 0.75-mile Pepper Creek Birding Trail runs from the visitor center parking area and loops through the parking areas at the West Park Entrance. This trail is one of 20 birding trails in Citrus County that are part of the Great Florida Birding Trail.

Adventures Unbound

We’re excited to be part of Adventures Unbound, a new initiative that connects iconic destinations across the country, dedicated to exceptional experiences in America’s great outdoors. From charming lodges to grand state and national parks, we offer a variety of settings and activities for every adventurer. Your next adventure awaits!