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Photo Trek – Myakka River
February 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm$0.00
Type: Outdoor Photo Workshop
The Cool Things You will See, Do, and Learn: One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state’s most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks, and pinelands. Visitors can enjoy wildlife viewing from a boardwalk that stretches out over the Upper Myakka Lake, then take to the treetops with a stroll along the canopy walkway. The park´s river and two lakes provide ample opportunities for photography. Hikers can explore trails that cross large expanses of rare Florida dry prairie.
Activity Level: Low/moderate
Things to Know: There is a $6/vehicle (2-8 people) or $4/vehicle (1 person) park entrance fee. Carpooling is recommended.
What to Bring: Wide angle and mid range telephoto lenses. Polarizer and tripod are strongly recommended. Shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet and dirty. Shoes with good traction.