Nature Hike with a Ranger
Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Join a ranger for a guided hike on the Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail (also known as the State Road 207 Rail-Trail). Walk this paved trail while learning about native plants and animals. The trail is in development as a multi-use recreational trail along a corridor that stretches over 19 miles through St. Johns and Putnam counties. The trail runs through agriculture and natural landscapes and features some of Florida’s best wildflowers! The hike will cover approximately one mile. Visitors should bring water, sunscreen and bug repellent.
The program is free and will begin at Armstrong Park, where parking is available. Armstrong Park is located at 4950 Harvey Ave., Elkton, FL 32033.
For more information please call or email Lauren Watkins at (386) 937-0949 or Lauren.Watkins@dep.state.fl.us.
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Palatka-to-St.Augustine State Trail
The Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail, also known as the State Road 207 Rail-Trail, is in development as a multi-use recreational trail along a corridor that stretches over 19 miles through St. Johns and Putnam counties. Trail users will appreciate the continuing progress of this trail which runs through agricultural landscape and scenic route features of Florida's native wildflowers. Construction of a 12-foot-wide, paved trail is being completed in phases by the Florida Department of Transportation, as funding becomes available. The existing 8.5-mile trail extends from just west of Interstate 95 west to the town of Spuds.