Great Outdoor Adventure Day Nov 26, 2013
Brown Pelican, Anhinga, Double Crested Cormorant, Willet, Red-Bellied Woodpecker, Great Blue Heron, Least Tern, Wilson Plover, Short Billed Dowitcher, Osprey, Mangrove Crab, Green Anole, Gopher Tortoise, and Cow Nosed Ray.
Mark your calendars because Lovers Key State Park will host the Annual Great Outdoor Adventure Day on Saturday, December 7th, 2013, located at the Kayak Launch /Picnic Area of the park. Food, music, touch tanks, children’s activities, as well as Ranger-led programs will highlight the fun-filled day geared towards encouraging participants to recreate responsibly while enjoying the park’s unique habitats and wide variety of wildlife. Rangers and volunteers will offer information and an opportunity to see the park through programs such as guided kayak tours, walking nature tours, bike tours (bikes and helmets provided), geocaching, and fishing clinics. Exhibitors will include local environmental organizations, as well as outdoor equipment and healthy lifestyle vendors.
Great Door Prizes will be given away throughout the day! Tickets for Door Prizes will be handed out during the event to increase your chance of winning some incredible prizes from Crazy Woman Kayaks, Lovers Key Adventures, Fit2Run- The Runner's Superstore, Mound House, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sports Authority, Naples Outfitters, Engle's is...Outtline Line Tackle, Annette's Book Nook, The Butterfly Estates, Sweetwater Paddlesports, Suncoast Paddle and Fitness, Arc of Life Family Spinal Care and much more!
This community-based event is free with regular park entrance of $8 per vehicle of up to eight people, $4 for a single occupant and $2 per pedestrian or cyclist. Guided kayak tours will be $10/ per person, kayak rental included.
Bring your family to Lovers Key on December 7th, 2013 and learn why everyone is “Lovin’ it at Lovers Key!” For more information, please contact the Ranger Station (239) 463-4588.
To view list of vendors and download the event flyer, please click here.
The FIRST BIG STEP!!!! Yes, Johnson Engineering has taken a big step with FOLKS regarding fulfillment of the dream for a Visitor Center for Lovers Key State Park.
Congratulations to the Florida Park Service for winning the National Gold Medal Award for best state park service at the National Recreation and Parks Association annual meeting.
On August 24, the Zadorecky Family gathered in the wonderful new butterfly garden at Lovers Key State Park to receive a certificate of appreciation for their financial donation to FOLKS. This gift enabled FOLKS to support the purchase of the band new Butterfly Sign in the garden for all to enjoy.…
FOLKS will be hosting the event to maintain trails and pickup trash Saturday, September 28th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
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Spring 2013 Newsletter
Park Manager's Message, A Beautiful Place to Work, Thank You Volunteers, Send in Your RecipesFall 2012 NewsletterPaddling Festival, Cookbook to be published, A Tram Driver's Musing, Ranger's PoemSummer 2012 NewsletterVolunteers recognized, 7th Annual Turtle Trot success, Nests in the Park this summerFall/Winter 2011 Newsletter New Park Serivces Manager, geo-caching at Lovers Key, Goodsearch.
Spring/Summer 2011 Newsletter
Manager's message, Turtle Trot follow-up, Volunteer information and Visitor Center
Winter 2011 Newsletter
Welcome to the new park manager, holiday thoughts, threats to coastal bird habitats
Summer 2010 Newsletter
Park staff updates, butterflies of Lovers Key State Park, Nature Program Series
Profile in the Naples News
Least terns are back at Lovers Key - Ft. Myers news-press.com