Experiences & Amenities
The park has approximately 1.5 miles of trails that wind through a tropical hardwood hammock. Along the trails, visitors are able to observe over 40 species of trees and plants that are native to the Florida Keys. With the aid of a guidebook, numbered trail stops, and interpretive markers, it is easy for visitors to learn about the natural and cultural resources of the site. Ranger-guided tours are also available.
Self & Ranger-guided Hammock Trail
- Must have ability to traverse mulched trail terrain independently or with the assistance of a companion for approximately 1/2 of a mile or 2,640 feet.
- Must have the ability to tolerate warm to hot temperatures in sometimes buggy conditions.
- Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
- Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for a period of approximately 1 ½ hours.
Meetings and Retreats
The Alison Fahrer Environmental Education Center offers displays on Flagler's railroad, tropical hardwood hammocks, Florida Keys' geology and more. A conference room on the second floor can be reserved for school groups and meetings. Call the park at 305-664-2540 for more information.
Picnic tables are placed throughout the park’s quarries. Shady tables, however, are limited.
Guided tours of the park are available December through April. Tours run Friday through Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tour fee is $2 per person, children under 6 admitted free. Self-guided tours may be taken for the cost of park admission - $2.50 per person.
A variety of bird life may be found in the park.
The Alison Fahrer Environmental Education Center offers displays on Flagler's railroad, tropical hardwood hammocks, Florida Keys' geology and more. A conference room on the second floor can be reserved for school groups, meetings, etc. The Visitor Center is open Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.