Florida Black Bears at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Explore the outdoors this July on an eco-adventure at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Upcoming programs include:
Florida Black Bears Friday, July 10 1:00pm-2:30pm
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, eating habits, and much more. This will be an all ages program and will take place in the clubhouse. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse.
Breakfast with a Ranger Saturday, July 11 9:00am-10:00am
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them all the questions you can think of about the park its wildlife and anything in between. This program is ideal for the whole family to enjoy. To cover the cost of food, please bring $5.00, which goes to Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to enhance the park or bring your own breakfast. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse.
Exotics Friday, July 17 1:00pm-2:30pm
Come learn about our non-native visitors. You may have some right in your own back yard, this program will teach you how to identify and get rid of plants that do not belong. Lots of time and money are spent on eradication of these plants, find out how you can help Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse.
Hike to No Name Lake Friday, July 24 1:00pm-2:30pm
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This hike will lead you to one of the lakes in the park, No Name Lake. Be sure to bring your binoculars, sunscreen, and water. The hike will leave from Tram Stop 1 in the day use parking area.
Surf Fishing Friday, July 31 1:00pm-2:30pm
Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be caught, and common fish you can catch from the beach. Fishing gear is optional, the park has fishing gear. This program will take place at the Beach Access, park in the Day Use parking area and catch the 1:00pm Tram to the beach. The program will take place once the 1:00pm Tram arrives at the beach. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the tram stop.
Call Topsail Hill Preserve State Park at (850)267-8330 for more details on these events.