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Erna Nixon Park will host 6 weeks of Nature Camp this summer.  Nature camp is for children ages 7 to 13.  Camp dates are June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, and July 13-17.

Nature Camp will run from 9 AM to 4 PM and the base cost for camp is $100 per week plus the cost of field trips.  For more information or to inquire about registration for camp, please call (321) 952-4525.


Nature Camp Calendar and Registration Forms:


Erna Nixon Park Nature Camp Calendar
Registration Forms
Future Leader Info Packet


This 53.93-acre community park features a natural Florida hammock and nature preserve. A popular site for nature walks and outdoor festivals including the annual Crackerfest, it features an elevated boardwalk winding through three different ecosystems where native plant species and small animals can be viewed. A medium pavilion with picnic tables and restrooms adjoins a Nature Center where exhibits are displayed. For information about tours and events, call (321) 952-4525.


Activities:
  • Annual Events - Moonlight Strolls
  • Guided Walks
  • Picnics/Brown Bag Lunch
  • Nature Boardwalk (3000 ft)
  • Nature Center Exhibits
  • Wildlife Observation

Watchable Wildlife: Gopher Tortoise, Indigo snake; Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail—Summer Tanager, Eastern Towhee, and mixed Warbler flocks in migration

ADA Access: Parking, Restrooms, Pavilion, Nature Boardwalk

Dos & Don’ts:
  • Service animals only.
  • Alcoholic beverages in designated areas only.
  • Other restrictions as posted.


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Erna Nixon Park
1200 Evans Rd
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 952-4525



Park Open Daily 9 AM to 5 PM


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