Sat, Sep 22|
Powell Creek Preserve
Powell Creek Reserve
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2018, 8:00 AM
Powell Creek Preserve, 15601 Hart Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33917
About The Event
Powell Creek Preserve offers a diverse variety of natural communities for visitors to enjoy, including flatwoods, mesic hammock and Powell Creek. Old-growth pine, buttonbush and Carolina willow can be observed, as well as dwarf live oak, netted paw-paw and October flower.
The approximately 1-mile elevated berm trail at this 77-acre preserve is ideal for a stroll in the morning. The trail is ADA-accessible and includes a companion bench and paved parking area. There is no fee for parking.
Surrounded by residential communities on two sides, this preserve is home to a variety of bird and animal species, including warblers, pileated woodpeckers, rabbits and gopher tortoises.
The preserve is located at at15601 Hart Road (just north of Bayshore Rd)
From US 41, head East on Bayshore Road for 1.2 miles. Turn North onto Hart Road. Parking for the Preserve is 0.4 miles on the left.
Parking is free. Bring binoculars, sun protection, drinking water, and insect repellent. Restrooms are not available on site.
We welcome members and non-members, beginner to advanced birders. This is a free event; however, any donations will be appreciated.