Lots To Do In The Fakahatchee!
Everglades Area "Paddle-In" on race day, Chokoloskee. Details to follow.
Art in the Preserve ("En Plein Air"), on race day, Boardwalk. Observe painters capturing the beauty of the swamp, or participate yourself. 10:00am-2:00pm. See the Event Schedule on the "FoF" website: www.friendsoffakahatchee.org
Take a hike! Walk about 2 miles from Gate 7 on Janes Scenic Drive to West Main aid station. It's a beautiful walk and you'll be able to cheer-on runners while out there.
Coastal boat cruise on Friday: enjoy this introduction on the water to the beauty and history of the area around Everglades City, Fakahatchee Bay and the 10,000 islands.
Fakahatchee Boardwalk guided tour: This 2,000 foot raised walkway provides a terrific overview of a swamp area within the park with views of plant and animal life found there. You may go on your own, or join an expert tour for a small fee. Likely starting times are 10:00am and 1:00pm, to be confirmed well before race weekend.
Everglades Area Tours. Visit their website, Everglades Area Tours
Everglades National Park Boat Tours. Website, Everglades National Park Boat Tours
Everglades Adventure Tours. Website, Everglades Adventure Tours
Shurr Adventure Company. Website, Shurr Adventure Company