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Manatee Cutout at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park -- Homosassa Springs, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra
N 28° 47.946 W 082° 35.320
17R E 344954 N 3186763
Quick Description: The Manatee cutout can be found at the West Entrance of the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park on W. Fishbowl Dr or transportation from the visitor center on U.S. 19 to the West Entrance is available by tram or boat.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2013 11:39:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMGK1P
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
A 45 foot deep natural spring is the centerpiece of this more than 210 acre large park, located on US 19 in Homosassa Springs, Florida. The springs are the headwaters of the Homosassa River that flows nine miles west into the Gulf of Mexico. Saltwater and freshwater fish are attracted to these natural springs with their constant, year-round temperature of 72 degrees F. A floating underwater observatory inside the springs allows the visitor to view fish and manatee at close range.
The Manatee cutout is located near the Underwater Observatory along the paved pathway towards the Childrens Education Center.

The park is open 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.,
365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
$13.00 Adults.
$5.00 Children, 6 -12.
Visit Instructions:
Take a photo of yourself or someone in your group posing in place with the cut-out. *If you are traveling alone, use the timer function or find a friendly passerby to help you out*
Also note any changes that may have occurred since the original waymark was created, including physical condition of cutouts, accessibility, etc.
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