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Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 9:30 AM 11/19/2018 11:30 AM Europe/Paris Corkscrew Advanced Swamp Walks divine_naples_events false MM/DD/YYYY

Have you ever wanted to explore Corkscrew’s old-growth cypress forest, beyond the boardwalk on a swamp walk? Well, now is your chance! On this educational adventure, you can experience Corkscrew in a whole new way and visit a part of this pristine ancient cypress swamp that few have seen before. This walk is tailored towards experienced participants. For the Advanced Swamp Walks, we will travel by vehicle to a remote part of the Sanctuary from where we will be walking from 1 to 1.5 miles on the ground and in the water before either returning to the vehicle or climbing on the boardwalk.  Locations may vary depending on water levels, please contact corkscrewtours@audubon.org for more details. You will explore our old-growth bald cypress forest with your guides, who will talk about our watershed, the forest, and point out some of the many old-growth bald cypress trees, plants such as rare orchids, bromeliads and ferns, birds and other wildlife.    We will be on an uneven surface with some roots, branches and logs to navigate through and around.  Participants must be physically able to walk on uneven surfaces through water, step and/or climb over logs and branches, and be able to climb a ladder back onto the boardwalk or onto a vehicle.  All participants must sign a liability waiver, and must be at least 18 to participate in the Advanced Walks. Advanced Swamp Walks will start at 9:30 a.m. and finish at 3:00 p.m. ​We are offering this tour on the following upcoming dates: November 19, 2018 February 16, 2019. Meet your tour guide in the Visitor Center, but behind the admissions desk at least 15 minutes prior to the tour. The tour will start at 9:30 am and finish at 3:00 pm. What to Wear:  Long pants and long-sleeved shirt Old tennis shoes or old hiking shoes. Hat What to Bring: Water Snacks/Lunch Sun Protection Binoculars Waterproof Camera Dry bag in a backpack for anything you do not want to get wet Change of Clothes and Shoes A Walking Stick will be provided to help you keep your balance.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary & Audubon Bl... 375 Sanctuary Road West Naples, FL, 34120

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