Ranger Programs at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Second Saturday of the month, November to April.
Join one of the Preserve's rangers and take a walk on the wild side. This leisurely paced excursion onto the prairie basin provides a wonderful opportunity to observe the unusual plants and magnificent animals that inhabit the vast 21,000-acre preserve. The three-mile walk leads to an observation deck overlooking Alachua Lake. Walk is 3-4 hours. 25 person limit. Call (352) 466-4100 for reservations and to confirm walk. This walk is dependent on the water levels on the prairie basin.