Tales On The Trails: Merri-Lee Monarch
|Tales on the Trails!|
Take a trip to tour the “Tales on the Trails” at Savannas Preserve State Park! A 5-part literacy program will take place this summer every other Saturday starting June 5, 2021 through July 31, 2021 from 10 am to 2 pm.
Environmentally-themed storybooks will be placed along a trail for visitors to read as they stroll along. Each date of the program will feature a new book. Upon arrival, be sure to pick up your Official Tales on the Trails Passport from the trail entrance. Earn prizes by filling in your Passport; each time you return for a new Tale on the Trail, you’ll receive a stamp to put in your passport. Earn 3 stamps to become a “Happy Hiker” or earn all 5 stamps to become a “Trail Trekker”! Prizes can be collected at the trail entrance as well. This program is geared towards participants in early childhood (Kindergarten – 4th grade) but anyone is welcome to join in!
The list of event dates is as follows: June 5, June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31. The Tales will be posted on the Trail from 10 am to 2 pm. The trail is unpaved and could possibly be muddy. We encourage closed-toed shoes that can get wet! 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 for event participation; passes are valid for one-day entry. 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 at the park on foot or by bicycle.
The Tales on the Trails will be posted along the Glass Lizard Trail to the right of the Savannas Preserve State Park Education Center located at 2541 SE Walton Road, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34952. For more information, please call the Education Center at 772 398-2779 or go online to www.FriendsofSavannas.org. To learn more about Florida’s award-winning state parks, visit www.FloridaStateParks.org.