National Trails Day 
June 4, 2016 (This Saturday!)
at Cannon's Point Preserve


We will celebrate with people across the country in observing the American Hiking Society's National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4.   The celebration will feature guided and self-guided exploration of the 608-acre Cannon's Point Preserve, which will be open from 7 am to 3 pm.  


7 am - Photography hike.  Meet volunteer guide Marti Jeffers at Taylor's  Fish  Camp near parking area. Walk will extend to north end. 

9 am - History hike.  Meet volunteer guide Myrna Crook at Taylor's Fish Camp near parking area. Learn about Native American life, Plantation-Era life  and see historic ruins. 

9:30 am - Marine Exploration.  Meet volunteer Susan Shipman at the non-motorized boat launch for marine exploration. Learn about native wildlife in our marshes and tidal creeks. 

10:30 am - Scavenger hunt.  Meet at Taylor's Fish camp for this family-friendly activity. 

10 am - 2 pm - Southern area tours.  Meet at Taylor's Fish Camp near parking area. Learn about wildlife, the Live Oak rotunda, some history. Led by Preserve Manager Stephanie Knox and various volunteers on the hour every hour. 


Cannon's Point Preserve is a primitive wilderness experience. All visitors shou ld bring their own water, bug spray and snacks. Wear appropriate clothing (long pants, long sleeves, close-toed shoes). There are no pets allowed on the Preserve. Limited restrooms are available in Taylor's Fish Camp near the parking area. Additional restrooms are located at Frederica Park which is one mile south on Lawrence Road. Access to the north end is limited to bikes and pedestrians only. Take only pictures, leave only footprints. 

*Children must be accompanied by an adult for all activities* 
Sarah Harris
Development & Events Manager
(912)638-9109

Our mission is to preserve the island's natural and scenic character, and to enhance the quality of life for our island community for present and future generations.