Speedway Trolley – Free Tours of National Parks

Speedway Trolley - Free Tours of National Parks


Thursday, November 15, 2018    
All Day


Homestead-Miami Speedway
1 Speedway Blvd, Homestead, Florida, 33035, Southest Dade

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Make plans to catch the Speedway Trolley — offering free guided tours of Biscayne and Everglades National Parks from the Homestead-Miami Speedway’ RV Lot on Thursday, November 15th.

Homestead is the Gateway to Everglades and Biscayne National ParksRoutes run from the RV Lot to Everglades National Park at 8:45AM, 10:05AM, 10:27AM, 12:00PM, 1:10PM, 1:41PM, 2:20PM, 3:30PM, and 3:40PM and to Biscayne National Park at 8:45AM, 9:19AM, 9:53AM, 12:52PM, 2:56PM, and 4:40PM.

At Everglades National Park, encounter wildlife like alligators, turtles, butterflies, and dozens of beautiful birds in the globally renowned mix of habitats that make up this unique ecosystem.  Enjoy special ranger-led programs including wildlife spotting during the Anhinga Amble at 10:30am or relaxed educational talks during the 1:30pm Glades Glimpse.

At Biscayne National Park, explore crystal clear waters and experience nature up close in this mostly aquatic park.  Get ready to get wet during free Paddling Mini-Lessons at 10am and 2pm where Park Rangers will show you how to kayak, canoe, or paddleboard followed by a short ranger-led program.  The Island Boat Tour also departs at 10am and 1:30pm, giving visitors the chance to explore Biscayne Bay and the iconic Boca Chita Key.

In addition to the special routes, the entire weekend will feature displays at the Speedway from both Everglades and Biscayne National Parks, NPCA, and Florida National Parks Association.  Park Rangers will be present to educate fans about the wildlife and habitats found in the parks.  Interactive displays will include touch tables and giveaways.  Also, look for appearances by the NPCA mascot, Teddy.


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