Ancient Forest Walking Tours
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Ancient Forest Walking Tours

Ancient Forest Walking Tours

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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

375 Sanctuary Road West

Naples, FL

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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 corkscrewtours@audubon.org  or Call (239) 348-9151.

Participanats must be 16 years or older.

Registration & Payment:

Register via Eventbrite.​  Select the desired date.

Pay when you arrive in the Visitor Center Nature Store. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to process payments.

After checking in and making your payment, please meet your guide behind the admissions desk inside the Visitor Center a little before the start of the program.

Ancient Forest Tour Program Schedule:

This program runs from June through May on some Wednesdays from  9:00 am to 12:00 noon, and the upcoming dates are listed below: 

  • June 22, 2016
  • July 27, 2016
  • August 24, 2016
  • September 28, 2016
  • October 26, 2016
  • December 7, 2016
  • January 11, 2017
  • February 1, 2017
  • March 1, 2017
  • March 22, 2017
  • April 12, 2017
  • May 3, 2017



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