Friends of Paynes Prairie

Wildlife Walk on La Chua Trail

  • 08 November 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
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Wildlife Walks on La Chua Trail are provided on the second Saturday of the Month, November through March.

Meet at 8:00 AM in the La Chua Trail parking lot by the kiosk.


$2 Per Person - Cash only, pay onsite


This hike is limited to 25 people.  Please pre-register online and bring a printed copy of your email confirmation with you to the hike. 

Join one the Preserve’s rangers and take a walk on the wild side. This leisurely paced excursion onto the Prairie basin via La Chua Trail provides a wonderful opportunity to observe the unusual plants and magnificent animals that inhabit the vast 21,000-acre preserve. This walk varies in distance from 1 mile to 3 miles depending on conditions, wildlife sightings, and participant preferences. If you’re feeling up to a 3 mile walk, La Chua Trail ends with an observation deck overlooking Alachua Lake. Walk is 3 – 4 hours. There is a 25 person limit.


The La Chua Trail is located on the north rim of Paynes Prairie, in Gainesville. The entrance is on Camp Ranch Road, off of SE 15th St.






Thank you for supporting Paynes Prairie.
Goal: $2,000.00
Collected: $1,200.00

Contact Us

Visitors Center - 352-466-4100
Ranger Station - 352-466-3397

Friends of Paynes Prairie
100 Savannah Boulevard
Micanopy, FL 32667

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