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About Parks, Recreation and Culture

Whether you want to take a nature walk, see historic sites, learn more about the environment, or take part in cultural opportunities, Volusia County has it all. You also can boat, fish, camp, observe wildlife in its natural habitat, sunbathe and participate in active recreational activities in Volusia County.

Our programs and facilities incorporate a theme that embraces environmental, cultural, heritage and outdoor (ECHO) activities and sites.

Art and culture

Volusia County is famed for its miles of beaches, lazy rivers, unsurpassable weather, its forests, quiet towns and sparkling resorts.

Attractions

Volusia County has three popular attractions that highlight the area's history and ecology.

Land Management

Land Management is responsible for the management, enhancement and restoration of approximately 38,000 acres in Volusia County.

Parks and trails

Volusia County is blessed with some of the most beautiful parks and trails in the Southeast.

Recreational programs

Children, teens and adults can have fun and get fit with activities sponsored by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division.

Sports Volusia

Your one-stop sports event planning resource. View a listing of all the sporting facilities in Volusia County, find an activity or plan your own on SportsVolusia.com.

Upcoming events

Red Hot Chili Steppers walking club

March 11 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Get fit, make new friends, and enjoy the great outdoors with the Red Hot Chili Steppers walking club at Green Springs Park, 994 Enterprise Osteen Road, Deltona. Participants will walk from 9 to 10 a.m. every Thursday in March except March 25. The free club will be led by Volusia Coun...

Free cultural bike tour from DeBary Hall to Lake Monroe

March 12 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Take a free, guided bike tour from DeBary Hall Historic Site to Lake Monroe Park at 9 a.m. Friday, March 12. The tour guide will explain the area’s history from the Native Americans who inhabited the region thousands of years ago to the development of Gemini Springs Park and everything in betwe...

Native plant walk at DeBary Hall

March 13 @9:30 am to 10:30 am
So, you’ve never heard of an epiphyte? Just look at the Spanish moss hanging from your trees. Epiphytes are nonparasitic plants, such as orchids and ferns, that grow on other plants. Learn more about these unusual plants with Master Naturalist Holly Giles at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at DeBary...

Discover Florida’s lesser known official symbols

March 13 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Florida author Mark Lane will talk about his book "Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus and Neon Pies: An Unofficial Guide to Florida’s Official Symbols” at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Mark Lane is a columnist and feature writer for the D...

Red Hot Chili Steppers walking club

March 18 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Get fit, make new friends, and enjoy the great outdoors with the Red Hot Chili Steppers walking club at Green Springs Park, 994 Enterprise Osteen Road, Deltona. Participants will walk from 9 to 10 a.m. every Thursday in March except March 25. The free club will be led by Volusia Coun...

Get to know your backyard birds

March 20 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join local author and wildlife enthusiast Marcia Meara for Backyard Birds: The Usual Suspects at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary.  Part one of this three-part series is designed to help residents identify both common and uncommon f...

Biking in Central Florida

March 25 @6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join author Roger Fulton as he discusses his book, “Biking in Central Florida: the newest and safest bike trails – 2021” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. DeBary was recently named the Bike Friendly Community of the Year by the Florida Bike As...

Story time at DeBary Hall

March 26 @9:30 am to 10:30 am
Children are invited to Kids Corner, an outdoor story time at 9:30 a.m. Fridays, March 5 and 26, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. DeBary Kids Corner is a free story time program, featuring various stories, songs and activities designed for preschoolers, but children of all ages are...

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123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
(386) 736-2700

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