Fisheating Creek Sub-Chapter Activities 2017

Fisheating Creek Sub-Chapter: Activities  2017
Check Facebook for updates https://www.facebook.com/groups/fisheatingcreekfta/
Or Florida Trail Calendar: https://www.floridatrail.org/
Contact: Deanna Filkins at 863-234-8181 (cell/text) or dkfilkins@aol.com
Margaret England mlelighthouse863@gmail.com or 863-517-0202 (cell/text)

Monday May 15: Jayne Johnston “Living With Panthers” Pot Luck Dinner Hendry County Extension Dallas Townsend Building located at 1085 Pratt Boulevard in LaBelle. (hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon)

Saturday May 20: Pokémon and Downtown LaBelle Walk 2.5 miles Meet at Barron Park, 360 N. Bridge St., 33935 La Belle (at Bridge)  at 8 am. RSVP to Margaret England @ mlelighthouse863@gmail.com or 863-517-0202

Sunday May 21  Kayak Tour @  Tarpon Bay. If you would like to join us, please contact me at 239-898-0125 / shellie5011@gmail.comThe public boat launch is closed due to construction in their parking lot. However, if we rent boats from Tarpon Bay Explorers they will get us into the water from another launch. The bay is open and so are the mangrove trails. We will meet at Barron Park at 7:30a.m. to carpool.  Kayak Trail Tour 1.5 hours, Child: $20 (recommend age 5 and older), Adult: $30

Thursday May 25: No meeting

Saturday May 27: Memorial Day Weekend Events, River’s Edge Motel285 Old County Road 78, LaBelle, Florida 33935 Paddle/BBQ/ Fireworks 4-9pm.  Enjoy the day with your family and friends.

 Saturday June 3 National Trails Day Forester Lead Hike:  Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest 9am-noon Meet at Twin Mills Grade Trail or. RSVP to carpool from LaBelle Barron Park 360 N. Bridge St., 33935, LaBelle (at Bridge) at 8:00am RSVP Margaret England mlelighthouse863@gmail.com  or 863-517-0202(cell/text) ($2 per person Day Use Fee)

The hike at the OK Slough on National Trails Day, the first Saturday of June (June 3) is now registered on the American Hiking Society’s webpage at the URL below: No RSVP necessary.

http://nationaltrailsday.americanhiking.org/ntd-events/#find-event/view-event-details2/591ca1facd5f2639a23b3fce/

Sunday June 4 Clip and Walk Paradise Lake Trail (Late afternoon in the Hammock starting at the Parking Lot) @ Paradise Lake at Fisheating Creek WMA, Palmdale on Highway 27 at 27/29 intersection on east side of highway.  Meet at Barron Park, LaBelle (at Bridge) at4:30  pm or the Paradise Lake Trailhead at 5:00pm RSVP to Margaret England @ mlelighthouse863@gmail.com or 863-517-0202 (2 miles)

Saturday-Sunday June 24-25 Brownville Park Overnight Camping 1885 NE Brownville St, Arcadia, FL 34266-2618RSVP RSVP Group Reservation Margaret England mlelighthouse863@gmail.com  or 863-517-0202 (cell/text)

Sunday July 9 Fisheating Creek Outpost: Burnt Bridge Shuttle Fisheating Creek Outpost 7555 US Hwy 27 North, Palmdale, FL 33944Burnt Bridge Shuttles: 6 miles (about a 4-hour trip) Single $45.00 Double $55.00 Group Reservation RSVP Margaret England mlelighthouse863@gmail.com  or 863-517-0202 (cell/text)

Saturday July 22: Knobby Knee Hike (Clip and Walk)) 8am at Fisheating Creek Outpost 7555 US Hwy 27 North, Palmdale, FL 33944($2 per person Day Use Fee) or Carpool at 7:30 am RSVPMargaret England mlelighthouse863@gmail.com  or 863-517-0202 (cell/text

Upcoming events

Dinner Island Hiker Road #10 Cypress Head TBA

October: Eastern Sunflower Hike at Fisheating Creek Ft. Center TBA

November 2017:  “Big O Hike” check Florida Trail Website for details

January 1: New Year’s Day Hike 9 am at Hickey’s Creek, Lee County

 

Upcoming events

October: Eastern Sunflower Hike at Fisheating Creek Ft. Center TBA
November 2017: “Big O Hike” check Florida Trail Website for details
January 1: New Year’s Day Hike 9 am at Hickey’s Creek, Lee County

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