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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Groups can take a tram tour of the park, view turtles and alligators out on Lake Maggiore, dancing viceroy butterflies in the willow marsh, blue jays and cardinals in the Southern oaks, and more. The Pioneer Settlement at the park is a living history museum where visitors can observe and take part in the skills, crafts and social customs of late 19th century life in west central Florida. Overnight camping is available in designated areas of the preserve.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, History.

topics covered:
Animals, Birds, Ecology, Hiking, Natural History, Outdoor Survival, Wetlands, History, Heritage, Pioneers.

contact info
Phone: 727-893-7326

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Formerly named Lake Maggiore Park, the preserve was renamed Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in 1958 after a park superintendent whose dream was to bring the people of an urban community and nature together without disturbing the balance of either. The 245 acre award winning park features an environmental center, living history museum, 6 miles of trail and boardwalks, unique ecosystems, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh, swamp woodlands, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Groups can take a tram tour of the park, view turtles and alligators out on Lake Maggiore, dancing viceroy butterflies in the willow marsh, blue jays and cardinals in the Southern oaks, and more. The Pioneer Settlement at the park is a living history museum where visitors can observe and take part in the skills, crafts and social customs of late 19th century life in west central Florida. Overnight camping is available in designated areas of the preserve.

supports scout badges in:
Science, History.

topics covered:
Animals, Birds, Ecology, Hiking, Natural History, Outdoor Survival, Wetlands, History, Heritage, Pioneers.

contact info
Phone: 727-893-7326

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Formerly named Lake Maggiore Park, the preserve was renamed Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in 1958 after a park superintendent whose dream was to bring the people of an urban community and nature together without disturbing the balance of either. The 245 acre award winning park features an environmental center, living history museum, 6 miles of trail and boardwalks, unique ecosystems, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh, swamp woodlands, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Groups can take a tram tour of the park, view turtles and alligators out on Lake Maggiore, dancing viceroy butterflies in the willow marsh, blue jays and cardinals in the Southern oaks, and more. The Pioneer Settlement at the park is a living history museum where visitors can observe and take part in the skills, crafts and social customs of late 19th century life in west central Florida. Overnight camping is available in designated areas of the preserve.

topics covered:
Animals, Birds, Ecology, Hiking, Natural History, Outdoor Survival, Wetlands, History, Heritage, Pioneers.

contact info
Phone: 727-893-7326

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Formerly named Lake Maggiore Park, the preserve was renamed Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in 1958 after a park superintendent whose dream was to bring the people of an urban community and nature together without disturbing the balance of either. The 245 acre award winning park features an environmental center, living history museum, 6 miles of trail and boardwalks, unique ecosystems, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh, swamp woodlands, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Groups can take a tram tour of the park, view turtles and alligators out on Lake Maggiore, dancing viceroy butterflies in the willow marsh, blue jays and cardinals in the Southern oaks, and more. The Pioneer Settlement at the park is a living history museum where visitors can observe and take part in the skills, crafts and social customs of late 19th century life in west central Florida. Overnight camping is available in designated areas of the preserve.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, History.

topics covered:
Animals, Birds, Ecology, Hiking, Natural History, Outdoor Survival, Wetlands, History, Heritage, Pioneers.

contact info
Phone: 727-893-7326

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Formerly named Lake Maggiore Park, the preserve was renamed Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in 1958 after a park superintendent whose dream was to bring the people of an urban community and nature together without disturbing the balance of either. The 245 acre award winning park features an environmental center, living history museum, 6 miles of trail and boardwalks, unique ecosystems, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh, swamp woodlands, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

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