September 24, 2014
FIRE AND FLOWERS WALK
Crystal River Preserve State Park
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- See a recent burn area -
Come to Crystal River Preserve State Park for a guided walk in the preserve. The walk will focus on regenerating plants and the process of natural and prescribed fire. The park biologist will lead visitors through a recently burned zone and explain the link between fire on the landscape and ecosystem health. This will be a great opportunity to understand the important natural role fire plays in our ecosystem.
Walk time is Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Please meet at the Crystal River Preserve Shop at 8:45 a.m. Long pants and sturdy shoes are suggested. For more information call the Visitor Center at 352-563-0450.
Download the flyer: Fire & Flowers Walk Flyer (PDF - 1.08KB)
Fire & Flowers Walk - Large Print (PDF - 0.01KB)
Fees: The event is free but donations are welcome.
Contact: For more information, call 352-563-0450.
Crystal River Preserve is located west of U.S. 19 in Crystal River.
Take U.S. Hwy 19 3/4 mile north of the Crystal River Mall. Turn left onto State Park Drive. Follow State Park Drive until it dead ends at the Crystal River. This brings you to the Preserve Visitor Center and the trailheads of 7-mile Loop and Crystal Cove.
Eco-Walk is located at 5990 North Tallahassee Road. Take U.S. Hwy 19 north to just before Seven Rivers Hospital. Turn left onto Curtis Tool Road. The intersection of Curtis Tool and Tallahassee Road is the Eco-walk trail head.
Churchhouse Hammock is across from the Crystal River Mall.
Dixie Shores is located off Hwy 19 on CR 44/W Fort Island Trail. After about 2 1/2 miles, take a left at W Dixie Shores Drive. The trailhead is on your left.
Redfish Hole fishing area is located on CR 44/W Fort Island Trail, a few miles past Dixie Shores Trail. The trailhead for Redfish will be off the road on your left.