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Turkey Creek Sanctuary

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The Margaret Hames Nature Center is closed due to COVID-19. Ranger-Led Tours are temporarily cancelled. The trails and boardwalk are open, but park visitors are asked to follow social distancing guidelines by maintaining a distance of at least 6-feet of space from other guests. 

Hames Nature Center

Margaret Hames Nature Center

1518 Port Malabar Blvd. NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905
(321) 676-6690

Public access and parking for the Turkey Creek Sanctuary is available at the Margaret Hames Nature Center by the Tony Rosa Community Center. 
Directions: Located off Port Malabar Blvd. at Santiago Dr.
Open 7 days a week, admission is FREE.

The Sanctuary is ADA Accessible.

Service Animals Only; no pets allowed in Turkey Creek Sanctuary. 

Call 321-676-6690 for more information. The Park is open from 7 AM till sunset or when posted. The Nature Center is open MOST days from 9 AM to 4 PM and is staffed by volunteers. Please call before you show up, if you want to visit the center, to make sure staff is there. Admission is free. No smoking in the park. Please don't litter or feed the wildlife.

Ranger Oli Johnson Paddles Canoe Through Turkey Creek

Oli Johnson, former Park Ranger, exploring Turkey Creek Sanctuary from a kayak.

About Turkey Creek Sanctuary
Ranger-Led Tours