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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

 Ranger Programs at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

FAMILY BIRDING AT PAYNES PRAIRIE
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

First Saturday of every month November through April


Join us for a beginning birding series for all ages, including children.  Bring the whole family!  Topics include bird habitat, identification basics, migration, and keeping a birding checklist.

No high-tech gear is required.  Bring them if you have them, but we have several pairs of binoculars to share and will provide basic instruction in their operation.  We will also have a variety of guides and other tools.  This program is designed for anyone with an interest in birding – with or without experience – and to provide families with the knowledge and tools necessary to share a birding experience.

Space is limited and details are subject to change.  Preregistration for individual sessions is required.

To register for individual sessions, visit Friends of Paynes Prairie, Inc.

Please provide the ages of all children that will be participating so that we can plan activities suitable to their age group.

Photography and/or Video may be taken during this event.

Program is free, but park admission fees apply

Participation Requirements

For more information, call 352-466-4100 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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WILDLIFE WALK
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Second Saturday of the month, November through March.


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CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Every Saturday evening, November to February.


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JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Self Guided


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RANGER'S CHOICE
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

4th and 5th Saturday of the month - November through March


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RIM RAMBLE HIKE
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Every 3rd Saturday - November through March


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GENTLE WALK AND TALK
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, November through March.


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