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Nature Trail Walk @ Curry Hammock State ParkTuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Join a Ranger for a one-hour guided walk along our moderately difficult, 1.5-mile hiking trail. Come out and enjoy a leisurely stroll through our rockland hammock and take in the flora and fauna of the Florida Keys. Along the way, you will gain an appreciation for the difficulties plants and animals face in the sub-tropical ecosystem.
Bug spray, drinking water and closed-toed shoes or hiking boots are recommended.
The narrow trail limits the walk to twelve people, therefore reservations are recommended.
Nature Days for Children @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkTuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Cost is $40/child for 5 sessions or $10/day, ages 8 - 12.
Nature Days Camp program that includes daily programs on birds, reptiles and amphibians, plants, insects and spiders and mammals. Program includes walks, games, crafts and daily snacks.
Tai Chi Tuesday @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkTuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:15am CDT
$13 for each class plus regular park admission
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on the third Tuesday of each month for Tai Chi Tuesday. Seated Tai Chi is 8:30a.m. – 9:15a.m. and Standing Tai Chi is 9:30a.m. – 10:15a.m. Tai Chi is a group, recreational exercise program that helps you relax and de-stress while focusing on grace, balance and breathing through slow, calm and deliberate movements. Weather permitting the group will be outside. Otherwise it will be inside the clubhouse. Group is limited to 25 participants. Class fee is $13 and does not include park admission. Park admission is paid at the ranger station upon coming in to the park for Tai Chi. Pre- registration is available until the night prior to the class either online at www.topsailparkfriends.org or at the Park Store. Day of registration is available at the Park Store before class starts only if there is space available. You can call the park store at 850-267-8333 for more information.
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Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkTuesday, July 17, 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.
Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Cooper State ParkTuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm EDT
Park entrance is $3/vehicle (2-8 people)
Come join us for a scavenger hunt. You will be given clues on where to find different things while you explore Fort Cooper State Park. You will collect each rock and bring them back to show the Park ranger and claim your prize! All ages are welcome. We will meet at the pavilion at 5:30 p.m. We recommend you bring water, bug spray, sunscreen, hat or visor, camera and binoculars.