December 06, 2014
BIKE RIDE TO HIDDEN SPRING
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Date: Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park will host a ranger-led bicycle tour through its varying forest communities to Hidden Spring. The six-mile round trip journey will take participants through hardwood uplands, longleaf flatwoods, and cypress sloughs. Surrounded by nature, guests will make stops to investigate the connections between plants, fungi, wildlife, and human history. Arrive early and fuel up with breakfast or follow-up your adventure with lunch in the historic Wakulla Springs Lodge. Space is limited to 10 participants. Participants will need to bring a bicycle with good suspension, water, snacks (ie. fruit or granola), and a bicycle helmet. Please call (850) 561-7286 to make your reservation.
Fees: The tour is free with paid park entrance fees.
Contact: (850) 561-7286
Directions: Travel East on I-10 to Exit 196. Take State Road 263 (Capitol Circle) south 12 miles. Turn right (South) onto U.S. 319/State Road 61 (Crawfordville Highway) for two miles. Bear left onto State Road 61(Wakulla Springs Rd) for six miles. Turn left onto State Road 267 at flashing stop light. Turn right into Park entrance. From West I-10, use Exit 203. Take State Road 61 (Thomasville Road) south. Continue on State Road 61 through Tallahassee for 10 miles. Take U.S. 319/State Road 61 (Crawfordville Highway) south for two miles. Bear left onto State Road 61 (Wakulla Springs Road) for six miles. Turn left onto State Road 267 at flashing stop light. Turn right into the park.