Facebook Link Preview for LakeCountyFL.gov
Lake County logo
Residents Visitors Business Government
You are here: Home > Media > News Releases > News Release
Keyword Search
Citizen Action Request
General Information
Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778

 News Release
Print Page Save Link

Park Rangers invite residents to get rare glimpse of wildlife during evening hike

RELEASE DATE: May 3, 2011

FERNDALE — The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is inviting residents to experience a rare opportunity to view wildlife activity during an evening hike at Ferndale Preserve, located off County Road 455 in South Lake County, on Friday, May 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Participants will enjoy a guided hike to experience the 192-acre preserve come alive with activity during sunset. The preserve, located on the western shore of Lake Apopka, is home to a diverse ecosystem that provides habitat for numerous birds, butterflies, reptiles, mammals and amphibians.

The hike may include uneven or difficult terrain for a distance of over 2 miles. Participants are encouraged to bring water, snacks, insect repellent and hiking shoes. Reservations are not required, but are encouraged.

For more information or reservations, call the Lake County Parks & Trails Division at (352) 253-4950, e-mail parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks.

Ferndale Preserve
Play Prev Next


More Information:
Lake County Parks & Trails Division
(352) 253-4950

Lake County media contact:
Kelly Lafollette
Information Outreach Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

E-mail Subscription

Signup to receive a weekly, aggregated listing of Lake County's news releases via e-mail:

Privacy Policy, More Information
Lake County BCC Copyright 2006
Home : Visitors : Residents : Business : Government : Directory of Services : Online Services