Experience the untamed nature and pristine preservation in St. Lucie County with its cities of Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie and the coastal lands of Hutchinson Island. The area is truly blessed with a variety of natural resources and habitats and the local governments along with its citizens take paramount steps to keep it that way. Outdoor and nature lovers of all ages will be enthralled with all that there is to do in the area. Activities include guided tours horseback riding on the beach, interpretive boat tours, motorized kayak explorations of the Indian River Lagoon (which also happens to be the most biologically diverse estuary in the United States) two botanical gardens and much more. Learn about the area’s exotic and plentiful wildlife such as reptiles, dolphins, manatees, other marine life and an astounding number of beautiful birds at our many environmental educational centers.
Please see below for a listing of outdoor guided tours and our environmental education centers.
Click here: St. Lucie County Parks and Preserves Information
Click here: St. Lucie County Interactive Parks and Preserves Map
Please click here for the Beaches/Parks/Preserves bird watching locations.
Al's Family Citrus Farm Tours
2001 N. Kings Hwy.
Beach Tours on Horseback
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park
Dolphin Watch Boat Tours
(772) 464-6673Dolphin Watch Boat Tour's Website
Endless Summer Vineyard & Winery
4200 Johnson Road
Florida Airboat Excursions
FPL Energy Encounter
6501 South Ocean Dr.
Get Outside and Do Something/Lisa's Kayaks
Various launch sites
Hallstrom Planetarium at IRSC
3209 Virginia Ave.
Heathcote Botanical Gardens
210 Savannah Road
Indian River Lagoon and Swampland Boat Tours
1 Ave A
Kayaks and Stuff
Manatee Observation & Education Center
480 N. Indian River Drive
466-1600 ext 3333
Motorized Kayak Adventures
Ocean Discovery Center/Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute @ Florida Atlantic University
5600 N. US Hwy 1
5400 NE St. James Drive
Port St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
2140 SE Westmoreland Blvd.
River Lilly Wildlife Boat Crusies
500 SE Prima Vista Blvd.
River Park Marina
Port St. Lucie
St. Lucie County Aquarium featuring the Smithsonian Ecosytems Exhibit
420 Seaway Drive
St. Lucie River Wildlife Boat Princess
2200 Veterans Memorial Pkwy.
Port St Lucie
Sea Turtles Walks
6501 South Ocean Drive
Thyme Aweigh Sailing Charters
1 Avenue A