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Nature Preserve Tours – Daily, October through May

Oct 01 2023 - May 31 2024
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12:30 pm

Location

Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay Fl 33157

Join our naturalist staff for a hike through the Deering Estate’s protected natural areas. Along the way, learn about native plants and animals and the Cutler Burial Mound. Staff Guided Nature Preserve Tour are offered once daily at 12:30pm, October through May. All guests, including Deering Estate Foundation Members, are required to sign-up at the Main Gate before the tour begins in order to ensure their space. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first- serve basis. 

The Nature Preserve Tour is no additional charge after paying the general admission, $15 for adults (ages 15+) & $7 for children (ages 4-14), and free for Foundation Members (please show your membership card at the Ticket Booth on the day of your visit).

Guests will walk through the Tropical Hardwood Hammock with a Deering Estate naturalist and explore the diverse uses of plants by different cultures. Learn to identify native plants that have been used in the past for food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and magic, and discover the fascinating connection that people and plants have always shared. Guests are encouraged to document their flora & fauna findings on the iNaturalist app. (Available on Google Play and App Store). Mosquitos & bugs are very common, please come prepared (bug spray/lotion, long sleeve shirts, & long pants are suggested).

Questions? Contact Us or Plan Your Visit

Operating Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4 PM).  Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The South Hammock Trail and Main Grounds are open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM for self-guided touring.
*Tours & tour route subject to change with or without notice; blackout dates apply.
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