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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Natural Communities of a Barrier Island @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT

FREE with regular park admission

More Information:
Ranger Station 239-597-6196

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join a Ranger and explore our barrier island. Learn about the Maritime Hammock plants, how they protect us, and what we can do to protect them. Exciting discoveries are made along the beach, across the dunes and through cool, shaded hammock areas.

Additional Information:

We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and bringing a water bottle, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Reservations recommended.

Natural Communities of a Barrier Island Participation Requirements

Beach Walk and Estuary tour @ Lovers Key State Park

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with regular park admission

More Information:
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588

Located in the Southwest region at:
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Take a leisurely one-mile walk over the estuary and along the beach with a park naturalist.  Find out what washes ashore on the beach during the night and learn about coastal wildlife.  Due to limited space, reservations are required. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Hayride with Ranger Crowe and Friends @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

This event is free with paid park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station 850-487-4556

Located in the Northwest region at:
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
3540 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32309

The Department of Environmental Protection's Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park would like to invite you and your family out for a one of a kind hayride.  Come enjoy a hayride down the majestic brick path of the gardens where you will get to view unique and creative scarecrows.  We will be briefly stopping at each scarecrow so you can really enjoy the details and artwork.  After the hayride participants will have a chance to vote for their favorite scarecrow to receive the People's Choice Award!

Additional Information:

Participation requirements

The last hayride will be at 6:45 p.m.