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National Trails Day Celebration At Cannon's Point Preserve, June 4

The St. Simons Land Trust will be celebrating the American Hiking Society's "National Trails Day" on Saturday, June 4th at Cannon's Point Preserve. The preserve will be open to the public from 7am to 3pm for self-guided exploration.

- 7:00 am - Photography hike. Meet volunteer guide Marti Jeffers at Taylor's Fish Camp near parking area. Walk will extend to north end.

- 9:00 am - History hike. Meet volunteer guide Myrna Crook at Taylor's Fish Camp near parking area. Learn about Native American life, Plantation-Era life and see historic ruins.

- 9:30am - Marine Exploration. Meet volunteer Susan Shipman at the non-motorized boat launch for marine exploration. Learn about native wildlife in our marshes and tidal creeks.

- 10:30 am - Scavenger hunt. Meet at Taylor's Fish camp for this family-friendly activity.

- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Southern area tours. Meet at Taylor's Fish Camp near parking area. Learn about wildlife, the Live Oak rotunda, some history. Led by Preserve Manager Stephanie Knox and various volunteers on the hour every hour.

Cannon's Point Preserve is a primitive wilderness experience. All visitors should bring their own water, bug spray and snacks. Wear appropriate clothing (long pants, long sleeves, close-toed shoes). There are no pets allowed on the Preserve. Limited restrooms are available in Taylor's Fish Camp near the parking area. Additional restrooms are located at Frederica Park which is one mile south on Lawrence Road. Access to the north end is limited to bikes and pedestrians only. Take only pictures, leave only footprints.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult for all activities*

For more information call 912-638-9109.