Hike Barr Hammock Preserve with CTF!

Join CTF and Terri Mashour of Gainesville Ecotours for some fun outings and hikes at the Barr Hammock Levy Prairie Preserve. FREE!

Location: Barr Hammock Preserve, SE 11th Dr, Micanopy, FL 32667 (map)
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Conservation Trust for Florida in partnership with Gainesville Ecotours

What to Bring: Wear long pants and closed-toed outdoor shoes that are ok to get dirty. Please bring water, and you may also want a hat, sunscreen, and a snack. There are no restrooms at this natural area.

Saturday February 15, 2014

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

It is Valentine’s weekend! What better way to celebrate than on a date with your children in nature! Join us as we do an alphabet hike searching for natural items and wildlife that start with every letter in the alphabet as we do a short hike on the trail. Afterwards we will enjoy Valentine’s chocolates as a treat! We will hike about a mile, the path is not shaded, but is great for strollers and bicycles.

To Register for the February 15 hike click here. Register by 5:00 pm on February 14.

Saturday March 8, 2014

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

It is spring and a perfect time to hike in Florida! Join Conservation Trust for Florida and Gainesville Ecotours as we hike the levee trail at Barr Hammock Preserve, just north of Micanopy! Enjoy a wetlands ecology talk as we search for wading birds and evidence of wildlife, enjoy some light exercise, and enjoy peace and quite of nature. Afterwards we will head over to Mosswood Farm Store in Micanopy to enjoy a pastry, included as part of the hike! We will hike about 3-4 miles, the path is not shaded, but is great for strollers and bicycles.

To Register for the March 8 hike click here. Register by 5:00 pm on March 7.

Monday March 17, 2014

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

It is spring and a perfect time to hike in Florida! Join Conservation Trust for Florida and Gainesville Ecotours as we hike the levee trail at Barr Hammock Preserve, just north of Micanopy! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by viewing and searching for GREEN plants, GREEN frogs, and GREEN alligators! We will hike about 3-4 miles, the path is not shaded, but is great for strollers and bicycles. Afterwards we will enjoy a GREEN mint chocolate chip ice cream with a trip to Colleen’s Ice Cream Parlor and Cafe, included in the hike!

To Register for the March 17 hike click here. Register by 5:00 pm on March 16.

Sunday March 30, 2014

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

It is spring in Florida-the best time to hike! Join us as we hike the Barr Hammock levee trail with a local Alachua Audubon birder! View wading birds, and learn general characteristics of how to identify birds. We will hike about 3-4 miles, the path is not shaded, but is easy hiking.

To Register for the March 30 hike click here. Register by 5:00 pm on March 29.

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