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Biologist Swamp walk

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137 Coast Line Dr Copeland FL 34137

137 Coastline drive Copeland FL 34137

Coastline drive

Copeland, FL 34137

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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This swamp walk is led by Fakahatchee Preserve Biologist who has conducted more than 500 swamp walks, the swamp walk takes place six miles into the Preserve and will immerse you in the beauty and diversity of the largest State Park in Florida.

During the day the Park Biologist will encourage you to assist him in locating flaura and fauna adding to years of his data entry.

Participants wade in cool water up to mid thighs for half a day observing the native wildlife and plants in the Fakahatchee Strand. This is a long, strenuous walk into the heart of the Fakahatchee Preserve. Participants will be required to sign a standard release of liability form.

Swamp walkers are required to wear long pants and lace-up boots or sneakers (no waders or open-top shoes). A hat and long-sleeved shirt are also recommended. Bring water, snacks, or lunch. Bring bug repellent if you are sensitive. Put anything you do not want to get wet in zip-lock plastic bags. You can change into your dry clothes in the park's restroom for your return home.

Swamp walkers meet the Park Biologist at the Ranger Station off Janes’ Scenic Drive no later than 9:30 a.m and expect to be back to the point of departure around 2.30PM.

The Park's ranger station is located at 137 Coast Line Drive, Copeland, FL off of Janes Scenic Drive, Janes Scenic drive is acessible ONLY via SR 29 ( between I-75 and US 41) DO NOT rely on incorrect GPS information providing other routes to access Jane Scenic dr. in Copeland.

Any cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance to receive refund.

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137 Coast Line Dr Copeland FL 34137

137 Coastline drive Copeland FL 34137

Coastline drive

Copeland, FL 34137

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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