De Soto National Memorial offers many special events and programs annually. To ensure that you maximize your enjoyment of the park resources, please use the options in the drop down menu "Plan Your Visit" for more information and prepare for your visit.
Living History At Camp Uzita
History comes alive at De Soto National Memorial. From Thursday through Sunday, we offer living history programs and demonstrations. Programs are offered at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, & 2:00 PM. throughout the day the camp will have touch artifacts, and European armor that you can pick up or try on. The living history season runs from December 2 through April 17. Programs are different every day and every hour.
Certain weekends throughout the season special groups and programs will occur, check our social media sites for program schedules and updates. All programs at De Soto national Memorial are subject to cancellation due to severe weather. Please consult your local weather app's and news before planning your visit. For all inquiries, please call 941-792-0458.
Become a B.A.R.K. Ranger at De Soto National Memorial
De Soto National Memorial is introducing its new B.A.R.K. Ranger program! This year round program will give dogs the opportunity to become De Soto BARK Rangers! The BARK Ranger program introduces visitors to responsible behavior on the park’s trails and encourages the community to explore and learn more about this great resource with their dogs.
Last updated: January 14, 2020