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Sea Turtle Walk Programs @ Sebastian Inlet State Park

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:00pm to 11:59pm EDT

There is no fee for the program; reservations are $10/person.

More Information:
terry.otoole@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Sebastian Inlet State Park
9700 South Highway A.1.A.
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

The program runs through June and July. It is only open to those who make reservations. It repeats daily except for Wednesday & Thursday nights. Participants watch a Ranger-given slide show on Florida's sea turtles. The slide show follows with a walk on the beach to see a nesting loggerhead sea turtle. It can last up past midnight but most programs are over between 11 pm and midnight.

Kayak Tour @ Curry Hammock State Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Single Kayak Rental: $17.20

Double Kayak Rental: $21.50

More Information:
305-289-2690

Located in the Southeast region at:
Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050

Take a 90-minute paddle around one of the islands that comprise Curry Hammock State Park. This ranger-led tour will give you an appreciation for the fragility of the nearshore ecosystem. You will see some of the damage man has caused and learn of the ongoing effort to preserve this valuable resource.

Additional Information:

Tours are limited to six kayaks. Visitors should bring their own or rent from the park.

Registration is recommended.

Nature Days for Children @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Cost is $40/child for 5 sessions or $10/day, ages 8 - 12. 

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

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. 

Yarn Dolls @ Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am EDT

Regular park entrance fee of $5.00/car (honor box, cash only)

More Information:
Sandra.Cashes@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Dudley Farm Historic State Park
18730 W. Newberry Road
Newberry, FL 32669

Back in the old days, children were taught how to make their own toys. There were always materials around the house that could be used to create something to play with. Come, visit the farm and learn how to make a yarn doll.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

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. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

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