Register for the Hiking Spree and join Audubon Volunteer Lily Saul on a walk through Lake Dan Nature Preserve while seeking out our favorite feathered friends.

You'll be seeking for all kinds of birds on this slower paced walk, so watch for warblers, hunt for hawks, and survey for sparrows as you check off one of your 8 Hiking Spree hikes on this journey.

This 1100-acre Preserve contains two lakes, dry pine and oak woods, freshwater marshes, seasonally wet pine flatwoods, and cypress swamps.

This is an approximate 2.5 mile roundtrip hike.

Note: This event is meant for birders and nature enthusiasts of all skill levels to enjoy at a slower pace to observe nature, if you're looking to hike quickly this event is not for you.

Participants must register to attend this event.

Things to know

  • This is a $5 participation fee - you must pre-register
  • Participants should meet at the trailhead parking area
  • Weather related cancellations are possible
  • Participants under 18 should be accompanied by an adult
  • The trail is around 2.5 miles
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old
  • Maximum of 10 participants
  • Registration is required

Things to bring

  • Water in refillable container
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Snacks
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Camera
  • Binoculars


For any questions email Ashley Martin or call (813) 365-5275.

Last Modified: 2/15/2024, 6:02:30 PM