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1st Tuesdays (Jan-Apr) at CREW Marsh Trails

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CREW Marsh Hiking Trails

4600 CR 850 (Corkscrew Rd)

Immokalee, FL 34142

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Join CREW Trust's volunteer naturalist Janet Bunch for a guided walk through pine flatlands and oak hammocks to the observation tower overlooking our 5,000-acre sawgrass marsh!

You'll learn about the history of CREW, the importance of the watershed and view wildflowers, birds, butterflies and other wildlife.


Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes (closed toed) and appropriate outdoor clothing. Bring water to drink. Sunscreen and a hat are advisable. Cameras and binoculars are optional.


Limited to 20 hikers.


If you cannot attend the hike, please call 239-657-2253 or request a cancellation at least 24 hours before the walk is scheduled.


These hikes are free, but donations to the CREW Trust are greatly appreciated on the day of the hike or online at http://www.crewtrust.org.


FAQs


Is there an age limit for the event?

This guided walk is for ages 12 and above.


Can I bring my pet?

Dogs are not welcome on our guided walks but can visit the trails if leashed with their owners. If you have a service animal, please call our office so we can work with you.


What are the parking/facilities like at the trails?

There is a grass parking lot at the trailhead. There is one portable restroom at the trailhead.


What are the trails like?

The trails are mostly grassy/sandy ground level trails with some boardwalk structures over wet areas. Expect seasonally wet/muddy places on the trails during the rainy season (July - November).


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. You may give your spot to someone else. Be sure to change the information on your registration page or call us at 239-657-2253.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may update your registration information up to 24 hours before the event.


Do I have to bring a printed ticket to the event?

No. We do not issue print tickets. Simply check in with the event leader at the time of the event.

Directions to the CREW Marsh Trails - 4600 Corkscrew Rd. [C.R. 850], Immokalee, FL 34142:

From Naples/Bonita Springs/S. Fort Myers: travel I-75 N to exit 123 (Corkscrew Rd.). Travel 18 miles east on Corkscrew Rd. You will pass the Cypress Dome Trails. Go another 4 miles and you will see the CREW Marsh Trails on your right. Look for the brown trailhead signs.

From N Ft. Myers/Charlotte Co./Lehigh Acres: travel I-75 to exit 138 (the ML King/S.R. 82 exit). Travel east on SR 82 toward Immokalee for 20 miles. Watch for a small blue CR850 sign, then turn right on C.R. 850 (Corkscrew Rd.). The Marsh Trails are ~2 miles down the road on your left. Look for the brown trailhead signs.


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CREW Marsh Hiking Trails

4600 CR 850 (Corkscrew Rd)

Immokalee, FL 34142

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