Kayaking 101 @ Dunns Creek State ParkSaturday, July 21, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT
The Friends of Dunns Creek State Park are excited to host their Kayaking 101 program! This program is designed for anyone interested in kayaking, particularly beginners. An instructor certified by the American Canoe Association will teach you the basics of kayaking during this three hour session. You will learn kayak safety, boarding kayaks, paddling strokes, and basic paddling maneuvers.
The training is limited to 6 participants and is $25 per person. Kayak, paddle, and Personal Flotation Device (PFD) rentals are included in the training fee. No children under 14 years of age please. Children 14-17 are able to participate ONLY with a registered parent/guardian accompanying them. Kayaking is a water sport so expect to get wet and dress accordingly. There are no refunds available for the training, unless another participant can fill the spot.
Registration is required! Please register using this Eventbrite page. For questions about the program, please contact Sam Carr, the instructor, at 386-937-3901, or the Park Office at, 386-329-3721.
Friends of Dunns Creek State Park Members are able to purchase a discounted ticket. To sign up for membership, visit http://www.friendsofdunnscreek.org/.
Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State ParkSaturday, July 21, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT
Free with park admission ($4/single occupant vehicle, $6/with 2-8 people or $2 if you ride in on your bike!)
Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages.
No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSaturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Junior Ranger Programs, 3rd Saturday Monthly, 10am - 11am @ Koreshan State ParkSaturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT
FREE with Park admittance.
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Come in for a fun learning experience and become a Junior Ranger! Discover and learn about plants, animals, and other secrets of the park. Meet in the picnic area at 10:00am. Ideal for children ages 6-12. Parental presence required. For more information call 239-992-0311, or visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/events/.
Parental presence required. Meet in the picnic area at 10:00 a.m. for a fun learning experience! Reservations requested, please call (239) 992-0311