Category Archives: Crystal River

Drivers asked to avoid N. Turkey Oak Dr. in Crystal River Mon-Wed 3/20-22

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area of N. Turkey Oak Drive, from CR 495 (Citrus Avenue) to Crystal River High Drive Monday, March 20, through Wednesday, March 22, due to a road repaving project. Delays are anticipated in this area throughout the time period and it is recommended that you use an alternative … Continue reading Drivers asked to avoid N. Turkey Oak Dr. in Crystal River Mon-Wed 3/20-22

Help Rid our Parks of Invasive and Exotic Plants 2/28-3/3

Can you spare a few hours to help bring our parks back to native plant health? See details below: Tuesday February 28, 2017 Hernando County, Chinsegut Manor House, 10am-3pm Chinsegut Manor House has seen disturbance for well over 100 years and has had an influx of dozens of invasive species as well as many other … Continue reading Help Rid our Parks of Invasive and Exotic Plants 2/28-3/3

Citrus County Transit Orange Line interconnects with the Crystal River Trolley Hub to serve residents and visitors

Citrus County Transit Service would like to remind everyone that the Orange Line picks up and drops off multiple times during daytime hours, Monday through Friday at Crystal River City Hall on Route 19, which is the 2017 designated Trolley Hub. The Crystal River Orange Line has multiple scheduled stops that would be of interest … Continue reading Citrus County Transit Orange Line interconnects with the Crystal River Trolley Hub to serve residents and visitors

13th Annual Kids’ Fishing Clinic will be held February 25

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, appreciation for our marine environment and a fun family outing are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Citrus County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) present a FREE Kids’ Fishing Clinic for pre-registered children between the ages of 5 and 15 on … Continue reading 13th Annual Kids’ Fishing Clinic will be held February 25

Volunteers Sought for 13th Annual Kids Fishing Clinic

Citrus County Parks & Recreation, Fish Florida and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission are teaming up to put on the 13th annual Kid’s Fishing Clinic on February 25, 2017 at Fort Island Trail Park (12073 W. Fort Island Trail) from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. This popular event teaches children the basics of … Continue reading Volunteers Sought for 13th Annual Kids Fishing Clinic

Crystal River Archaeological State Park invites public to a Ranger-Guided Tour 2/4

Join Park Ranger Phil McCord on Saturday February 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  for a one hour guided walk at the Crystal River Archaeological State Park.  The tour will focus on how archaeological sites are threatened by both natural and cultural changes. The Crystal river site consists of much more than the artifacts displayed in … Continue reading Crystal River Archaeological State Park invites public to a Ranger-Guided Tour 2/4

Citrus Libraries to host educational presentation on Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and the Brain 1/28

The Coastal Region Branch of Citrus Libraries, located at 8619 West Crystal Street in Crystal River will host a talk about Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and the Brain by Certified Dementia Practitioner Debbie Selsavage from 1 to 3 p.m. on January 28, 2017. Selsavage is a certified instructor in the Positive Approach to Care, a member of … Continue reading Citrus Libraries to host educational presentation on Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and the Brain 1/28

Waterfront Lifeguard Class in Crystal River 1/2-6

Citrus County Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce they will be holding a American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Class, for participants 15 years and older. Prerequisite swim will be held on Thursday December 22, 2016 at 2:00pm, classes will run from Monday January 2 to Friday January 6, 2017 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. All … Continue reading Waterfront Lifeguard Class in Crystal River 1/2-6

Fort Island Gulf Beach Park Reopens

The Citrus County Division of Parks and Recreation reopened the Fort Island Gulf Beach on Saturday, October 1st, 2016.  The park received extensive damage due to Hurricane Hermine the first weekend of September and has been closed to the public since then. Beginning Saturday, October 1st patrons will be able to enjoy the beach area, … Continue reading Fort Island Gulf Beach Park Reopens

Video Explains Crystal River Archaeological Park’s Significance

Crystal River Archaeological State Park is one of the most important archaeological places in Florida. Originally investigated by Clarence B. Moore in the early 1900’s, this ancient burial and ceremonial site still presents more questions than answers. This short video by Jeff Hall is well worth watching if you are interested in Florida’s Nature Coast … Continue reading Video Explains Crystal River Archaeological Park’s Significance