Calling all birders, new and veteran! Join Ranger Blake Lewis on a birding hike focusing on migratory birds!
Many songbirds, water birds and raptors overwinter in Highlands Hammock State Park. The diversity of ecosystems in the 9,000+ acres of Highlands Hammock is critical in providing habitat and resting areas for migratory species as well as year-round residents. Learn beginner’s tips and information on where to bird. Hear intriguing tales gleaned from Ranger Blake’s many years observing birds, reptiles and other wildlife!
Attendees are instructed to meet at the ranger station and to park below at the woods line or in the east overflow field just beyond the campground entrance gate. Dress for the weather and bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent and binoculars. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pets are not permitted on nature walks.
Park entry fees of $6 per vehicle (up to 8 people), $4 per vehicle for a single person, and $2 for bicyclists and pedestrians apply.
Registration is required as attendance is limited. Visitors may register by calling 863-386-6094 or signing up at the ranger station.