Night Sea Turtle Program

Dr. Von D. Mizell-eula Johnson State Park - Osprey Pavilion Parking Lot 4

6503 North Ocean Dr
Dania Bch FL 33004


Meet at Osprey Pavilion access is from parking lot 4.


Normal Fees Apply to all attending: $6.00 up 2 to 8 people $4.00 for one person $2.00 for bikes or walkers.


Park provides the public the opportunity to learn about nesting sea turtles and see the process she goes through first hand. Program begins with a 20 minute DVD presentation called, Sea Turtles - Saga or Eulogy that is followed up with a question and answer session. When finished everyone takes walk along the shore line to see if we can find a sea turtle. While the program is being shown, there are volunteer spotters on the beach looking for signs of turtle activity. If they find any, they relay the information on to the program leader. If it is a good sighting, everyone travels to the location to watch the process. There are also display items brought to the program and include: turtle shells, specimens of baby turtles, turtle skulls, posters, and various handouts about turtles. Group limited to 25 individuals, children under 6 years of age not permitted. Participate by advance registration only 954-924-3859 M-F 8 am to 2:30 pm starting May 1st to register. EEC All registrants must be prepared to spend time in the outdoors for several hours. Possibility of pests, such as mosquitos and sand fleas may be present. Weather is unpredictable and may affect the program. Everyone should be able to walk up to 2 miles along the beach in soft sand. Everyone must follow instructions, both verbal and visual, quickly so as not to disturb the wildlife and avoid any found hazard. Programs offered on Tuesday and Friday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm. May 21st, 24th, 28th, and 31st. June 4th, 7th ,11th,14th,18th, 21st, 25th, and 28th. July 9th 12th, 16th, 19th,23th, and 26th.