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2019-2020 Nature *Programs

Click on any link below to register online.

Naturalist Grub Club
Bring your lunch and join the Grub Club to learn and experience the naturalist topic of the day. Naturalist Grub Club sessions are held in the picnic pavilion down by the Estero River.

Nature Talk – Why Native Plants? July 23, 2019, 10AM – 11AM 
Learn the importance of native plants in the local ecosystem, and resources for native plants.

Tuesday Nature Trail Hikes
Learn some park history, history of the Estero River and find out about plants and critters that we meet along the way with a park naturalist!

Saturday Nature Trail Hikes
Learn some park history, history of the Estero River and find out about plants and critters that we meet along the way with a park volunteer!

Beginning Cell Phone Photography
Bring your cell phone, learn the basics of photography and the best places to snap that perfect photo in the park!

Beginning Butterflies
A presentation and talk on the butterflies of Koreshan State Park and Southwest Florida.

Beginning Photography
A beginning photography tour of the different habitats and architecture within the park.

Photographer’s Nature Hike
A photographers walk on the nature trails of Koreshan State Park.

Gopher Tortoises
Discover just how fascinating this ancient species is!

Shells – Mysterious Beauties of SWFL
A talk on shells and the mysterious creatures that reside inside.

Manatee and Dolphins
Creatures that are fun to watch and extremely interesting!

Celebrate Florida Gopher Tortoise Day, April 10, 2020
Learn gopher tortoise behaviors, anatomy and fun facts–and hold and see the shells of specimens that lived in Koreshan State Park!

*Programs are free with park entry fee ($5 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants, $4 per single-occupant vehicle, and $2 for pedestrians and bicyclists) but reservations are either required or requested.

Other *Events

Guided Historic Settlement Tours, Jan-Mar, Wed - Sun, 10am & 2pm; Apr–Dec, Sat & Sun, 10am

Farmers Market & Native Plant Sale, Sundays, Year-round, 8am-1pm 

Forging demonstrations by Stephen Kalb of Kalb Ironworks in the Cast Iron Cafe, most Sundays, 9am-12pm 

6th Annual Family Halloween Festival, Saturday, Oct 12, 4-7pm


3rd Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar, 8am-1pm,
December 7 & December 8


28th Annual Antique Engine, Quilt & Craft Show, 8am-1pm,
March 14 & March 15 


Businesses and organizations that would like to sponsor, sell products, or provide activities at our events can click here for application forms.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH ALL PARK EVENTS! If interested, please email us @ friendsofkoreshan@gmail.com


*Events are free and subject to change; state park entrance fee required per vehicle for all events. To keep up-to-date with all events, visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/events-things-to-do-estero-fl/ and follow us on Facebook.

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Friends of Koreshan State Park enjoy free park admission, retail discounts, invitations to member-only special events and outings, their own newsletter, among other perks!  We have three levels of memberships you can explore here.

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We Live Inside!
by Roger Parlin, Koreshan State Park Volunteer and Docent

Why Dr. Teed believed the Earth was hollow and we lived inside.

The Koreshan World:
Beliefs, about the nature of God and the nature of the Universe, were very important to the Koreshans in later years. Their vision of the world is a set of religious/pseudo-scientific beliefs put forth by Dr. Cyrus Teed, founder of Koreshanity. (read more)

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Estero FL 33928
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