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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park - Prairie Nights

Roger Hammer and Craig Huegel will be co-leading our annual spring wildflower walks at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, May 9th, 2020. Roger and Craig combine their personal passion and extensive knowledge of Florida's flora, along with well known wit and humor, to educate and entertain. Participants may also sign up for a free 45 minute buggy ride in the prairie.

Each walk (AM and PM) is limited to 20 participants. Please bring your own lunchwater, a hat, sun screen and bug repellent.

PLEASE NOTE: Your place will not be reserved without payment. Be sure your transaction is completed. Once paid, you will get confirmation email from the Friends of Kissimmee Prairie Preserve. Registration is limited and first come / first serve — this event usually sells out.
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve is at 33104 NW 192nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL (Map). Cost is $26 for Friends of Kissimmee Prairie Preserve members and $36 for non-members. (Become a Friends member by clicking here.) A $4 per vehicle entry fee is also required and must be paid at the gate when you enter the park.

Questions or need help with your registration? Please email us at (Include your phone number if you would like a call and please be patient, we are all volunteers!)

8:30 am - 9:15 am:  Check in for the first wildflower walk.
9:30 am -11:30 am:  1st walk, Limit: 20
11:30 am - 1:30 pm:  Lunch time, book signings
12:30 pm -1:30 pm:  Check in for the second walk
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm:   2nd plant walk, Limit: 20

Buggy tours will leave on the hour, seating is limited. 8 people per tour so please reserve your seat, first come, first served.

Fitness Requirements: Ability to walk on uneven ground in the prairie and to step up to get in and out of the swamp buggy. You will be required to sign a waiver of liability before participating.

Cancellation/refund policy: Cancellations must be made by April 25th, 2020 for a full refund.

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