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Join rangers in Big Cypress National Preserve
January 10 @ 8:00 am - January 12 @ 4:00 pm
De-stress and connect with nature by joining a ranger for one of our five wellness activities. Join rangers in Big Cypress National Preserve, January 10th through 12th to celebrate the 2nd Annual county wide Paradise Coast Wellness Experience.
Friday, January 10th 1:00 pm – Halfway Creek Paddle
Do as the manatees do and join our rangers for a float down halfway creek. When the ocean’s temperatures drop below 70 degrees, it’s time to find some serene warm water to breathe easy and coast for the winter up the creek. Bring your kayak and we’ll meet you in the mangroves! Don’t forget your PFD.
Saturday January 11th 8:00 am – Yoga on the Boardwalk
Want to decompress in the serene environment of Big Cypress National Preserve? Bring your yoga mat and learn to stretch like the native creatures that call Big Cypress home as rangers lead this unique opportunity.
Saturday, January 11th 8:30 am – Wellness Bike Ride at Bear Island
Explore one of the most unique and wild parts of the preserve on this 14-mile trail through Bear Island combining fitness with wildlife viewing opportunities. Bring your own mountain or hybrid type bike and helmet!
Sunday, January 12th 8:00 am – Meditative Hike
Relax on a meditative swamp walk focusing on one’s connection to nature, gratitude, and mindfulness. Please wear long pants and tennis shoes that can get wet and muddy!
All trips require registration as space is limited. To register and for meeting place, and other details of each trip, contact Lisa Andrews at 239-695-1164 or email@example.com