It is Corkscrew's 62nd anniversary year under the protection of the National Audubon Society. Corkscrew's ancient bald cypress forest is the world's largest remaining old growth bald cypress forest and was protected from logging in 1954. Join a special 2.25-mile tour on our boardwalk of the ancient forest highlighting Corkscrew history, ecology, storytelling and landmark cypress trees. There are occasional opportunities for rest along the way.
Please meet your guide by the admissions desk inside the Blair Audubon Center a little before the start of the program.
Timeframe: 9:00 am to 12:00 (noon)
Limit: 10 people
Cost: $25 per person (includes Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary boardwalk admission) for non-Corkscrew members
$20 per person (includes Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary boardwalk admission) for National Audubon members.
$10 per person for Friends of Corkscrew members. Click for information on joining Friends of Corkscrew.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Call (239) 348-9151.
Participants must be 16 years or older.
Registration & Payment:
Register via Eventbrite. Select the desired date.
All sales are final. No refunds or changes allowed.
Please check in with a copy of your registration (in print or on your phone) at the Blair Audubon Visitor Center and meet your guide behind the admissions desk at least 10 minutes before the start of the program.
Ancient Forest Tour Program Schedule:
This program runs from June through May on some Wednesdays and one Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, and the upcoming dates are listed below:
- December 7, 2016
- February 2, 2017
- March 22, 2017
- April 12, 2017
- April 28, 2017 - Arbor Day