Eco-adventurers will find the Daytona Beach area rich in natural treasures! Whether it be by land or by sea, your next ecotourism excursion is just around the bend. Rent a kayak or canoe, hike or bike the nature trails, board a river tour, or pack a picnic - all for a close encounter with nature's bounty. Interested in the area's endangered population of Florida Scrub Jays? Join environmental specialists at the Lyonia Environmental Center every Monday at 9 a.m. for an exploratory hike through Lyonia Preserve. Ponce Preserve has been added to the Eastern section of the Great Florida Birding Trail and is an excellent site for bird watching. The Halifax Audubon Society has named 14 locales to its list of Greater Daytona Beach Area Birding Hot Spots.
Spot sand hill cranes, scrub jays and more:
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