National Public Lands Day

September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 Co Rd 603
FL 33513
National Public Lands Day @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join park staff as we celebrate National Public Lands Day by removing some of our invasive exotic plants and sprucing up our native landscaping with butterfly and hummingbird friendly native plants.   The event will include a wild edibles program for the participants offered by park staff and volunteers.  Free entry for participants.  Participants are asked to wear long sleeves and pants and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, insect repellant, hat, sun screen and gloves.  Bring a picnic lunch and picnic at the park after a satisfying work event!

Park Hours:

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is open from 8 a.m. to sunset every day of the year.

The Visitor Center, which contains the park office and a small museum, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.


A fee is required for all entry into Dade Battlefield Historic State Park.

Entrance fees are $3 per vehicle for up to 8 people; additional passengers pay $2 per person.

The entrance fee for bicyclists and pedestrians is $2 per person.

Additional fees may apply for special events.

Please use the blue Honor Fee envelopes available at the front gate to pay entrance fees when no attendant is on duty. Please plan to bring correct change.

The Dade Lodge recreation hall may be reserved for $107 per day, including tax.

Picnic Pavilions may be rented for $53.50 per day including tax.

Facilities may be reserved up to 11 months in advance.

Reserve for programs by calling the park to be put on the program list.

Please stop by or call the park at 352-793-4781 to make reservations.