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Second Annual Haunted Trails

Tickets available from October 1st - To skip the lines, pre-purchase at these locations in Osprey & Nokomis: Bentley’s Hotel • Bentley’s Ice Cream • Oscar Scherer State Park • Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department

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Friends of Oscar Scherer Park Inc

Information about our Citizen Support Organization and the some of the things we do for Oscar Scherer State Park.

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The Oscar Scherer State Park Florida Scrub-jay Adoption Program is your opportunity to directly support our efforts to protect and preserve the threatened Florida Scrub-jay population for current and future generations.

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Earth Day 2013

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Information about some of our most popular events…

Annual Scrub Jay 5K 10K Race

One of the Premier races in the Manasota Track Club Racing Series


  • T-Shirts
  • Refreshments
  • Loads of door prizes
  • Pristine setting

It’s a Walk in the Park

Hike all or any of the trails in the park. January 18, 2014.


  • Water, fruit and cookies every 2 miles
  • Lunch provided
  • $10.00 includes park admission
  • Dogs permitted on leash

Earth Day Celebration

Plan on joining in on the fun at our next Earth Day Party, April 27, 2014


  • Free Admission to the Park
  • Food and refreshments
  • Tram Rides and hikes
  • Children’s activities
  • Photo display


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