Explore Native St. Lucie County

Kitterman Woods Residents discover the native side of St. Lucie County with free guided hikes offered by St. Lucie County’s Environmental Resources Department. These free, guided hikes give residents and tourists the opportunity to explore the more than 10,000 acres of preserves that St. Lucie County offers.

Date: Wednesday January 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Ancient Oaks Preserve
Address: 4650 Oleander Ave., Fort Pierce
Category: Sports


Engaging Ecology Hike at Ancient Oaks Preserve. Discover the fragile balance in nature as we walk between two different ecosystems and experience the differences between the plants and animals that utilize both.  Programs are usually limited to 15 people helping to allow participants to immerse themselves into the county’s beautiful natural areas. Programs target ages 12 and older unless otherwise noted. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Proper footwear and water are required for all programs and please leave pets at home.
Purchased through a voter-approved bond referendum, St. Lucie County manages more than two dozen preserves that are open to the public for passive recreation.
For more information about St. Lucie County’s Environmentally Significant Lands visit: www.stlucieco.gov/erd. For a list of all St. Lucie County parks and preserves visit the interactive map at http://gis.stlucieco.gov/parkspreserves.
For more information and to find the link for registration please visit www.slchikes.org or call 772-462-2526, you can also email [email protected].