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Heritage of Hawk’s Bluff & Black History Hike

The Savannas Preserve State Park will host a self-guided hike featuring the Heritage of Hawk’s Bluff and local Black History on Saturday, February 27th, 2021. The event will provide community members an opportunity to explore the great outdoors through a short self-guided hike with interpretive signage showcasing the former African American Settlement of Tick Ridge. The trail will be open from 10 am to 4 pm. The Hike will take place along the Glass Lizard Trail near the Savannas Preserve State Park Environmental Education Center.

The Glass Lizard Trail is unpaved. We encourage closed-toed shoes that you do not mind getting a little muddy! Please observe local social distancing guidelines, such as staying 6 ft. away from others. Avoid overcrowding the trail by leaving space between groups.

Park Admission Fee is required. You can purchase a one day pass online by visiting www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/savannas-preserve-state-park or you can purchase your pass at the park entrance with exact cash or via credit card using the posted QR Codes. The online purchased passes are only valid on the date purchased. Cost is $3/vehicle with up to 8 people or $2/person for anyone arriving to the park on foot or by bicycle.

The Savannas Preserve State Park Education Center is located at 2541 SE Walton Road in Port St. Lucie. For information about the Savannas and all of Florida’s award-winning state parks, visit FloridaStateParks.org. To learn more about the Friends of Savannas, go to FriendsofSavannas.org.