• The Adventurer – June 2016

    In this issue:

    – 5 Dad-Approved Adventures

    – Hiking Hardwood Hammocks

    – About Chinsegut Conservation Center

    – The June Fishing Report

    Double Down with Dad

    Energy is running high with the school year’s end and your family – like many – is eager to dig into those long, fun days of summertime. What will make you rush through your morning coffee and load up the cooler?

    Is it fishing, boating, off-roading, kayaking or geo-caching? Read on for inspiration and adventure information right here.

    Put on those sunglasses and embrace the outdoors with this list sealed with a big “High Five” from Dad.

    Read the story 5 Dad-Approved Adventures

    Hike the Hardwood Hammocks

    Sample Stay & Play Itinerary

    Summer is almost here and now is your chance to explore these two trails, each about two miles long, with their stunning variety of plants and wildlife.

    The two trails highlighted here exemplify the Temperate Hardwood Forest: a shady habitat containing the greatest diversity of trees and shrubs per unit area in the continental United States.

    Read the Itinerary June Hikes

    Chinsegut Conservation Center & WEA

    by Gina Philhower

    Chinsegut Conservation Center is funded and operated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Chinsegut is unlike any other property managed by the commission as its primary role is to provide environmental and conservation education in addition to outdoor skills training.

    Guided hikes are offered monthly, guided night hikes are offered 4 times a year. Come learn about our Florida environments and wildlife or stop in to learn a new skill. Chinsegut offers experiences for all ages. Check out our calendar.

    Read the story About Chinsegut Conservation Center

    Adventure Coast Fishing Report

    by Capt. Josh Fritz

    Summer fishing is heating up. Summer is here and so is the heat. Start your day early and prepare yourself for the sun and heat. Drink water to stay hydrated. Wear plenty of sunblock and a cap or wide brimmed hat with sunglasses to protect your eyes.

    Fishing is great right now. We have tarpon all over the Florida Coast and right here in Florida’s Adventure Coast is the stomping grounds for world record tarpon. We have shallow water that is crystal clear making sight fishing for poons as good as it gets. Fly fisherman come from all around the world to target this fish and so should you.

    Read the June Report Fishing Report

    Upcoming Events

    There is much to celebrate around the Adventure Coast. Don’t miss these exciting events coming up in June.

    June 4th
    National Trails Day

    Enjoy the rich variety of trails throughout Nature’s Place to Play. Find marked trails with downloadable maps to help you mark National Trails Day – and every day – right here.

    June 4th and 5th
    License-Free Saltwater Fishing Days

    Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license.

    June 25th through September 24th
    Bay Scallop Season

    Make your plans now to grab your share!

    Saturdays & Sundays in June
    Corn Maze at JG Ranch


    Event Calendar

    Be sure to check FloridasAdventureCoast.com to view the full calendar. New events are added every day!


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