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Springs Outing: Secrets of San Felasco Hammock

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Photo of mist and sun behind clouds and treeline at San Felasco. By Eric Flagg

Join the Florida Springs Institute for a special venture off the beaten path in San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park!

On the next Springs Outing, renowned cave diver Tom Morris and Florida State Park Biologist Rick Owen guide off the sanctioned trail system into some of the finest Mesic Hammock in Florida. Hike through beautiful mature hardwood forest and see seepage slopes and streams, alluviated sinking points, and a rare stand of planer trees (Planera aquatica).

The two-mile round trip is an easy hike even though there are elevation changes. There will be lots of stopping and plan to bring a bag lunch.

Attendance will be limited to 20 people to limit the group’s impact on the land. Tickets are sliding scale based on ability to pay; all options include the guided hike and state park entrance fee.

Photo by Eric Flagg.

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Date:
December 11, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
12720 NW 109 Lane
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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386-462-7905
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Organizer

Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute
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(386) 454-9369
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