SATURDAY, March 16th. We will be walking the 11 mile trail. We'll start hiking at 9:30 am sharp.
Please look for the Meetup Sign.
This is a joint adventure with 2 Meetup groups
Where: Florida Trail in Big Cypress at the Mile Marker 63 Rest Area in Alligator Alley (I-75). Meet at the east end of parking lot by the tower.
Directions: Meet 9:15. if traveling directly to the trailhead. Make your way to I-75 towards Naples. (Alligator Alley, this is a toll road). Travel west on I-75 to the rest area at Mile Marker 63. Exit I-75 at mile marker 63 and park in the parking lot outside the visitors center.
Carpool site to meet: Meet 8:00 a.m. if meeting for the car pool. Winn-Dixie / McDonald's shopping center (Plaza) at State Road 84 and Hiatus Road. From I-95, take I-595 west to Hiatus Road. Make a left and the first right turn into the shopping center. Meet in the parking lot just west of McDonalds. Please be there at 8:15 am that we can leave promptly.
The hike will be -11 miles. A walking stick is highly recommended.
Serious and prepared hikers only. No stragglers.
I would appreciate all new hikers to go to DISCUSSIONS section and read up on "Adequate Water Supply". In addition, the terrain on this hike is rough so wear sturdy footwear.
Bring lunch and water.
Must bring two quarts of beverage or you will not be allowed to participate. Also suggest you bring snacks, apples, bananas, bug spray, and a camera.
Any questions ?..... Please call Jimmy 954-695-1026.