Get Outdoors: Best Of Outdoor Events: October 5-October 12

Best of Florida Outdoor Events (credit:

Best of Florida Outdoor Events (credit:

Florida News: Outdoor Events To Do October 5-October 12

As you travel through Florida, you’ll want to spend some time enjoying the outdoors. Here are three upcoming outdoor events you may wish to explore…

1. Turtle Talk With A Ranger

Head to Flagler Beach and visit the Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area where Park Ranger Tony will lead you into the fascinating world of sea turtles. Learn about the life cycle of sea turtles, their behavior and habitat and the role they play in Florida’s ecosystem. Bring sunscreen, water and insect repellent! RSVP by calling 386-517-2086.

  • Highlight: Learning about sea turtles
  • When: October 10, 2012 | 10am-11am
  • Where: 3100 S. State Road A1A, Flagler Beach, Florida 32136
  • Cost: Regular park entry fee ($5/vehicle)

2. Prehistoric Park

Something special is taking place at the Ribault Club at Fort George Island Cultural State Park on October 6 (and it’s free). Learn all about the prehistoric creatures that lived here, like sharks, dinosaurs and mega-mammals! What did they eave behind for us to discover?…

  • Highlight: Dinosaurs
  • When: October 6, 2012 | 2:00pm
  • Where: State Road A1A South, Jacksonville, Florida 32226
  • Cost: Free

3. Meet Our Dade Butterflies For Kids

If you’re looking for something to do with your family, check out this educational program at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park that teaches about butterflies native to Central Florida. There will be games, arts and crafts, a puppet show and of course, live butterflies!

  • Highlight: Butterflies
  • When: October 6, 2012 | 10am-12pm
  • Where: 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, Florida 33513
  • Cost: $3/car load

Tell us…

Which of these outdoor events would you most like to do in Florida? 

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