Naturalist-Led Night Hikes

Naturalist-Led Night Hikes for 2018-2019

For all ages. Fees are $5 per person per hike. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Call the numbers indicated at the end of the schedule. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are required for most hikes, which are typically one hour long. Flashlights, drinking water, and insect repellent are also recommended.

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2018

November
Fri., Nov. 16 - 6 p.m. - Night Hike - Highlands Scrub
Wed., Nov. 21 - 6 p.m. - Night Hike - Secret Woods

December
Wed., Dec. 5 - 6 p.m. - Pineland at Night Hike - Miramar Pineland
Sat., Dec. 8 - 8 p.m. - New-Moon Hike - Markham
Wed., Dec. 12 - 5 p.m. - Sunset Hike - Miramar Pineland
Fri., Dec. 21 - 6 p.m. - Night Hike - Crystal Lake
Fri., Dec. 21 - 7:30 p.m. - Full-Moon Forest Stroll - Fern Forest

 

2019

January
Sat., Jan. 5 - 7 p.m. - New-Moon Hike - Markham
Fri., Jan. 11 - 7 p.m. - Night Hike by the Seashore - Hollywood North Beach
Sat., Jan. 19 - 6 p.m. - Night Hike - Secret Woods
Tues., Jan. 22 - 5:30 p.m. - Pineland at Night Hike: Into the Dark Forest - Miramar Pineland
Fri., Jan. 25 - 7 p.m. - Nature at Night Hike - Long Key

February
Fri., Feb. 8 - 7:30 p.m. - Twilight Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Thurs., Feb. 14 - 7 p.m. - Valentine's Night Hike - Long Key

March
Wed., Mar. 20 - 7:30 p.m. - Pineland at Night Hike: Full-Moon Equinox by the Wetland Shore - Miramar Pineland

April
Thurs., Apr. 18 - 6:30 p.m. - Night Hike - Secret Woods
Fri., Apr. 19 - 7:30 p.m. - Full-Moon Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Fri., Apr. 19 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Long Key
Sat., Apr. 20 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Markham
 

May
Sat., May 18 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Markham
Fri., May 17 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Long Key
Tues., May 21 - 7 p.m. - Sunset Hike: The Secret Life of Forest Plants - Miramar Pineland

June
Fri., June 7 - 7:30 p.m. - Twilight Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Sat., June 22 - 8 p.m. - Night Hike - Markham

July
Tues., July 16 - 8 p.m. - Night Hike - Secret Woods

 

August
Fri., Aug. 16 - 7:30 p.m. - Full-Moon Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Fri., Aug. 16 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Long Key
Fri., Aug. 30 - 8 p.m. - New-Moon Hike - Long Key
Sat., Aug. 31 - 8 p.m. - New-Moon Hike - Markham

September
Fri., Sept. 13 - 8 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Long Key
Sat., Sept. 28 - 8 p.m. - New-Moon Hike - Markham

October
Fri., Oct. 4 - 7:30 p.m. - Dark & Spooky Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Fri., Oct. 4 - 7:30 p.m. - Night Hike by the Seashore - Hollywood North Beach
Sat., Oct. 12 - 7:30 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Markham
Sun., Oct. 13 - 7 p.m. - Night Hike - Secret Woods
Tues., Oct. 15 - 7:30 p.m. - Pineland at Night Hike: Moonlit Forest Exploration - Miramar Pineland

November
Tues., Nov. 12 - 5 p.m. - Sunset Hike: Finding Animal Signs in the Pineland - Miramar Pineland
Fri., Nov. 15 - 7 p.m. - Nature at Night Hike - Long Key

December
Fri., Dec. 13 - 7:30 p.m. - Full-Moon Forest Stroll - Fern Forest
Fri., Dec. 13 - 7 p.m. - Full-Moon Hike - Long Key
Tues., Dec. 17 - 5 p.m. - Sunset Hike: The Pineland Approaches the Winter Solstice - Miramar Pineland

 

 

Sites

Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub
3299 N.E. Third Ave., Pompano Beach 33064
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
Deerfield Highlands Nature Preserve
701 N.E. 41st St., Deerfield Beach 33064
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
Easterlin Park
1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park 33309
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek 33063
Call nature center office, 954-357-5198, ext. 0.
 
Helene Klein Pineland Preserve
4701 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Coconut Creek 33073
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
Highlands Scrub Natural Area
4050 N. Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach 33064
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood 33019
Call Anne Kolb Nature Center, 954-357-5161, ext. 0.

Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center
3501 S.W. 130th Ave., Davie 33330
Call park office, 954-357-8797, ext. 0.
 
Markham Park & Target Range
16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise 33326
Call park office, 954-357-8868.
 
Military Trail Natural Area
4600 N.W. Ninth Ave., Deerfield Beach 33064
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
Miramar Pineland
3600 S. University Dr., Miramar 33025
Call park office, 954-357-8776, ext. 0.
 
Saw Palmetto Natural Area
4950 N.W. 71st Place, Coconut Creek 33073
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.
 
2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach 33312
Call nature center office, 954-357-8884, ext. 0.
 
Woodmont Natural Area
7250 N.W. 80th Ave., Tamarac 33321
Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5110.