Though this property is open to the public, special tours are being conducted as follows. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations the day prior to the event.
This 50-acre block of conservation lands is situated on the west side of the Lagoon a mile south of the Wabasso Causeway. It contains oak trees, scrub forest, mangroves, and beautiful views of the Indian River Lagoon.
You will be treated to a tour by one of the Land Trust's naturalists who will identify and describe the flora and fauna on this special property. The trails comprise a walk through an open canopy of scrub habitat and oak forest to the mangrove loop trail which includes a stroll along a boardwalk through the mangrove forest and a pier that extends into the Lagoon.
Bee Gum Point
Weekday tours will be conducted on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations the day prior to the event.
Birding Tour will take place on Saturday Mornings at 7:00 AM There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations the day prior to the event.
Situated on the Atlantic Flyway, this 111-acre property is part of an important block of conservation lands acquired by the Land Trust along the Indian River Lagoon in 2011. It was one of the last unprotected wetlands on the barrier island and includes a mile of Lagoon shoreline.
On an easy but extensive walk on a sandy trail, tour participants will learn the importance of the property as a part of the Flyway, a corridor for millions of migrating birds each year, and gain insight to the marvelous saltwater ponds on the property. There are usually opportunities to view a variety of native bird species in their natural undeveloped wetland habitat.
The Lagoon Green Way
Though this property is open to the public. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations the day prior to the event.
This exciting 187-acre property is located at the corner of 8th Street and Indian River Boulevard. It boasts an ecologically diverse three-mile trail system for hiking, jogging or bicycling. This area is an example of a public/ private partnership developed by the Land Trust, working with Indian River County Commissioners, the Indian River Mosquito Control District and F.I.N.D. (Florida Inland Navigation District).
You will be treated to a tour by two of the Land Trust's volunteer naturalists who are familiar with all of nature's wonders on the property from the Lagoon to the manmade butterfly garden.