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Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Big Day! Sweetwater Wetlands Park and Beyond

Meet trip leader and chapter vice president Tim Hardin for the first birding trip of the year! Tim is the ...

  • 8:00 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Sweetwater Admission $5 per car, $2 per person (bicyclists, pedestrians, buses)
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  • Category: Tours/Informational, Free

First Day Hike at Dudley Farm Historic State Park

All 50 states are offering First Day Hikes in state parks across the country as a way to promote healthy ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle
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  • Category: Tours/Informational

First Day Hike At Ravine Gardens State Park

Join Ravine Gardens State Park for the first hike of the year. A park ranger will talk about the history of ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Ravine Gardens State Park (Meet in front of the Civic Center) 1600 Twigg St, Palatka, FL 32177
  • Cost: Program is free with paid park entry of $5 per vehicle or $2 per person.
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  • Category: Tours/Informational

First Day Hike at Paynes Prairie

New year new you? Resolutions to spend more time outdoors? Just looking for something fun to do with the fam? Well ...

Sensory Sundays at Defy

Enjoy the freedom of sensory-friendly jumping. During sensory time, the music is quieter, the club lights are off, the environment ...

Winter Break Days at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Are you looking for something to do with your kids during Winter Break? Join us on the farm for Winter ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: U-Pick Strawberries $4.95/lb, U-Pick Sunflowers $2/stem or $15 for a mason jar to fill up with as many sunflowers as you can fit | Farm Fun Pass $10
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  • Category: Family Fun

Manatee Springs State Park First Day Hike

Join the rangers in starting off the new year on the right foot! Enjoy a 0.6-mile guided hike around Sink Loop ...

Frank Shorter Mile and Mustache Run Kids Race

Ring in the New Year with a fast mile! Our traditional Frank Shorter mile will kick off your new year ...

  • 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Fred Cone Park 2841 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
  • Cost: FREE for current FTC members and kids; $15 for non-members.
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  • Category: Races/Walks/Runs, Free

Carson Springs Wildlife New Year Walk or Ride Tour

The New Year Walk or Ride Tour is great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. It’s ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour- First Sundays

Take a guided tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park and learn about the park's history and management, and the wildlife and ...