Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park- Camps Canal/Cones Dike Trail

  • When: Saturday, September 10, 2022,  8:00 am
  • Location: Camps Canal trailhead on CR 234 near Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free

Meet trip leader Scott Robinson at the Camps Canal trailhead on CR 234 near Micanopy.

We will walk along the canal and then proceed onto Cone’s Dike for about two more mile. This trail extends along the edge of the marsh on the east side of Paynes Prairie. It is generally wide and flat.

We’ll be looking primarily for migrants and other newly arrived winter birds. From Gainesville on 441, turn left on CR 234 at the blinking light in Micanopy. After several miles, park off road at the bridge.

Difficulty: 3 (Elevation change, uneven ground, and/or distances greater than 2 miles)