March 12, 2016 –
Nature-lovers, get close up and personal with birds, crabs, spiders, and other swampy critters. Discover the magic of the mangroves with a Gumbo Limbo guide on a boardwalk tour at Rutherford Park, followed by a paddle through sheltered mangrove trails, and out into the open Intracoastal waters! For experienced canoers. Must be proficient at canoeing and able to get into and out of a canoe without assistance.
Ages 7-adult. One adult required per child under 18.
Prepayment required at least 48 hours in advance (minimum sign-up required to conduct program).
Cost per person: Member $15 Non-member $22
Meet at James A. Rutherford Park, located at 600 NE 24th Street, Boca Raton, 33431 (Remember to register in advance).
Wear clothes & shoes that can get wet and dirty! Sun protection, water and bug spray are recommended.
- Must be proficient at paddling and maneuvering a canoe in open water and confined trails.
- Must be capable of getting into and out of a canoe from a dock and dry or muddy land on your own or with assistance from a companion.
- Must have the physical agility to get back into a canoe from the water, in case of tipping.
Online registration will close 48 hours before the start of a program. At that time, you may register by calling 561-544-8615. Prepayment recommended; walk-ins welcome based on availability.