If you're interested in taking your next camping venture beyond the campground, but you're not ready to make the trip on your own, then join one of our rangers on a group overnight hike just off the beaten prairie path. Journey along biologically and historically unique areas, and learn about the Prairie's relationship to people of the past, present, and future.
This overnight trip is a moderately strenuous hike of approximately 6.5 miles over level to slightly rolling terrain. The pack in, pack out hike begins Saturday morning at 10:00 AM, and concludes on the following Sunday around Noon at the starting point.
Fee to Attend: $15 Per Person
Limited to 20 People
The hike is strictly limited to 20 people, and prepaid online registrations are required. Please note that these programs fill very quickly, so reserve your spot soon.
Make your reservations by December 30th.
Reservations are taken ONLINE only, here at www.prairiefriends.org.
Hike requires a minimum of 5 participants in the total group for the program to happen; if 5 participants do not go, the hike will be cancelled and each participant will be contacted and refunded.
This hike is not recommended for children under 10.
No pets permitted.
Photography may be taken during this event.
Event Start Time: 10:00am at the La Chua Trail parking lot
Event End Time: Approximately 12:00pm on following day
For more information, contact the Visitor Center at 352-466-4100. The Visitor Center is open 9:00am to 4:00pm daily.