Hours & Fees
Fakahatchee Grind rescheduled for 4/14/19
The bike rides scheduled for Sunday the 17th of February have been rescheduled due to the heavy rains of the past two weeks. For additional information please call the office at (239) 695-4593.
Trail cameras in the preserve
Placing a trail camera in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park requires prior park approval and a photo permit. Any cameras found by the staff without approval are removed and placed in the park's lost and found, located in the administration building. The owners have three months from the time they are removed, to claim their property.
Janes Scenic Drive Closure
Janes Scenic Drive is closed to vehicle traffic between the East Main intersection and the border with Picayune Strand State Forest. This section is still available to use by hikers and bikers. The section between the visitor's center and East Main, roughly six miles of road, remains open to vehicle traffic.
- 8 a.m. to sunset
- Daily Fee: $3 per motorized vehicle (up to 8 people)
- $2 per person for bicyclists and walk-ins (FS.258-FAC.62D-2)
- Pay stations are located at the visitors center and the East River canoe launch.