Ranger Walks

  • December 21, 2019 - March 28, 2020
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • 10 AM and 3 PM
  • $8.35

Winter: Maritime Forest Ecology & Bald Eagle Nest Viewing Tour

Walk down a historic trail through one of the island’s most diverse habitats, viewing Jekyll Island’s active bald eagle nest. On tour with Jekyll Island Conservation staff, learn the trail’s history, identify unique vegetation communities, and see examples of active wildlife research efforts.

Location: The Infirmary, 101 Old Plantation Road Off Stable Road in the National Historic Landmark District
Arrival: Please meet at the Infirmary 5-10 minutes prior to the program start and bring your receipt to confirm your reservation.
Suggested attire/items:  Temperature-appropriate outdoor wear, comfortable pants, walking shoes, light jacket/raincoat, water, insect repellent, and camera. Spotting scope & shared binoculars will be provided by Conservation staff.

While offered during peak bald eagle nesting periods, there is no guarantee that participants will observe a bald eagle or other wildlife during the tour. For the safety of you and your pets, we reserve the right to refuse pets access to the tour.