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CANCELLED - Ranger-Led Tour at Turkey Creek Sanctuary

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO DAMAGE CAUSED BY HURRICANE IRMA.  PARKS CREWS ARE WORK ON GETTING ALL OF OUR PARKS AND FACILITIES CLEANED UP AND SAFE FOR PUBLIC USE. 

 Join us on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month (excluding holidays; weather permitting) from 10 to 11 AM for a Ranger-Led Tour of the Turkey Creek Sanctuary

All Participants should meet at the sanctuary Nature Center no later than 10:00 am. Tours will take place on the boardwalk and various trails located throughout the sanctuary. Each tour will be led by the Park Ranger and will focus on common plants and animals found in the sanctuary.

Total distance for tours is approximately 1 to 1.5 miles and should take about 1 hour to 1 1/4 hours to complete. The terrain is mostly sandy on primitive trails with a few wet spots, so participants are asked to dress accordingly and be prepared for a hike of light to moderate intensity. Sturdy tennis shoes or boots are recommended. Items to bring include Sunscreen, insect repellent, plenty of water, snacks, binoculars, and a hat. Field guides of Florida plants and animals are encouraged.

This event is free for all ages. To sign up call the Nature Center at (321) 676-6690.

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