Join a naturalists’ walk about with eminent botanist and ecologist, Dr. John Tobe. Enjoy a relaxing natural history walk through a variety of fascinating coastal ecosystems. Explore and observe the unique native flora and fauna of maritime hammocks, coastal flatwoods, dune lake, salt marshes and coastal dunes. Learn the identity and importance of scores of amazing plants and animals. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The walk will stay on established trails and boardwalks, some are shaded, most are not. Bring a water bottle and bring your binoculars to see wildlife up close. Estimated time for each tour is 90 minutes. Each tour is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. Please dress appropriately. Tours will be conducted in the morning at 8:30, 10:30 and 12:30 p.m.
Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP::
There is an honor entrance station. The fee is $4.00 per vehicle and $1.00 per bicyclist or pedestrian. Click here for park website.