Adult Programs

Take a guided history tour through a homestead cabin, the historic Tatum house, the pioneer museum, blacksmith shop, sawmill, and Tatum Ridge one-room schoolhouse. Learn details about early settlers to the Old Miakka community. Approximately 90 minutes. Don’t have a group? Enjoy our self guided tour $5.00 adults and $2.00 children. INFORMATION DAYS: Reservations required, group tour available by appointment minimum 8 participants. COST: $10 adults; $8.00 seniors, $5 kids 5-12, under 5 free. RESERVATIONS: Call 941-322-1000…

Take a guided nature walk through a rare piece of undisturbed native Florida land and learn about the plants, birds, animals and bugs of five habitats including Pine Flatwoods, Oak Hammock, Maple Branch Swamp, Tatum Sawgrass marsh and the Myakka River. Approximately 90 minutes. Don’t have a group? Enjoy our self guided tour $5.00 adults and $2.00 children. INFORMATION DAYS: Reservations required, group tour available by appointment minimum 8 participants. COST: $10 adults; $8.00 seniors, $5 kids 5-12, under 5…

Myakka Adventures with your personal guide Paula Benshoff Paula’s talk come alive as she shares her knowledge of local natural and cultural history. On a early pioneer natural and cultural history walk, he will ask you to imagine you are an early Florida pioneer. She will ask, “How would you find food, shelter, medicine? Paula Benshoff is a retired Park Specialist from Myakka State Park after 33 years of service. She is author of the book “Myakka” published by Pineapple Press. Myakka…