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Sea Turtle Talk and Walk Registration @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 9:00am EDT to Friday, July 24, 2015 - 5:00pm EDT

$10 per person

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

Sea turtles are returning to nest and we are hoping for another record breaking season!  Last year between March and November we had a total of 1866 nests.  Participants for the sea turtle walks and talks must register for this program by going to the Friends of MacArthur Beach website, www.macarthurbeach.org.  the price is $10 per ticket and they are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by park staff.  Registration launches on May 26 at 9:00 a.m. and fills up quickly.  Walk schedule starts on June 1 and runs through July 24.  The walks are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, except for June 26 and July 3.

Paddleboard Yoga Classes at Bahia Honda @ Bahia Honda State Park

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am EDT

Regular park entrance fees apply.

Drop in: $50/ person, first-time rate $35 (25% off)

Campers: $35

Multi-class packages are available

More Information:
Sarah Sullivan, 305-432-14

Located in the Southeast region at:
Bahia Honda State Park
36850 Overseas Highway
Big Pine Key, FL 33043

We're very excited to announce a new partnership with Sarah Sullivan, owner and operator of Serenity Eco Therapy. Never been on a paddleboard before? It’s ok! Sarah makes learning fun & easy so that everyone feels comfortable on their stand up paddleboard (SUP) before leaving the shore. She caters to the special needs of families and disabled individuals. Please visit Serenity Eco Therapy’s website or call Sarah at (305) 432-1401 for more information.

Program location and time is subject to change based on weather conditions. Please contact the Sarah (305-432-1401) for program time, location and to reserve your board. 

Additional Information:

Paddleboard Requirements

Yoga at the Park @ Bahia Honda State Park

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:30am to 9:30am EDT

Regular entrance fees apply. Classes are $14/ person. Multi-class packages are available.

More Information:
Alanda Bulger, (561) 662-9325, www.posedbutterflyyoga.com

Located in the Southeast region at:
Bahia Honda State Park
36850 Overseas Highway
Big Pine Key, FL 33043

We're very excited to announce a new partnership with Alanda Bulger, owner and operator of Posed Butterfly Yoga. Come and connect with nature while doing yoga in one of three stunning locations at the park. Suitable for all levels. Program location is subject to change based on weather conditions.

 

 

Additional Information:

Class location varies based on weather conditions. Please follow the yellow arrow signs with "yoga" painted on them.

Participation Requirements

Guided River Tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Park Entry fee $6.00 per vehicle

Canoe Rental $17.00 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $5.00

Single Kayak Rental $15.00 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6.00

Double Kayak Rental $20.00 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6.00

More Information:
(561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Join us for a guided canoe or kayak tour on the Loxahatchee River. The guide will lead the group up the river to Kitching Creek. Along the way you will learn about the river, wildlife, and history of the park. 

Additional Information:

Reservations Requested

Dress appropriately for being outdoors - sunscreen, hat, long sleeves, and clothes you don't mind getting wet are suggested. 

Sensational Sharks! @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588.

Located in the Southwest region at:
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Join a Park naturalist for an interesting and fun talk about Sharks. Discover why sharks are often feared, but are an incredible group of animals which are commonly misunderstood. Explore why they’re important and how you can help protect them. Due to limited space, reservations are required. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

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