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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


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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.


FREE with regular park entrance fee or campsite. Ranger-led campfire programs about Paynes Prairie's cultural and natural resources will vary weekly. Topics may include the Timucuan Indians, native medicinal plants, pottery of the past, flint knapping and atlatls, wild horses, bison, cattle and tales of Cracker Cowboys, William Bartram's Travels, wildlife of the Preserve, birds of prey, snakes, alligators, and more. Programs begin at dusk.  Call the Ranger Station for the program start time and topic (352) 466-3397. NO PETS.

Participation Requirements

For more information, call 352-466-3397.

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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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