Thursday, January 27, 2022

Be A Star Gazer



The Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park is sponsoring three upcoming star gazing events. Visitors will be viewing the night skies with The Everglades Astronomical Society. There will be an interpretive presentation followed by constellation tours using telescopes to view stars, galaxies, planets and nebulae.

The first will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, at 7 PM; the second on Saturday, March 14, at 7 PM; and Saturday, April 11, at 7:30 PM. The star gazing parties can only be held if the weather permits, and make sure to bring your chairs and insect repellant.

Regular park entrance fees — $5 per vehicle apply.

Collier-Seminole State Park is located at 20200 Tamiami Trail East in Naples. Head south on 41 and eight miles east of Hwy 951 (Collier Blvd) just past the intersection of CR 92 and US 41.

For more information, contact the park ranger station at 239-394-3397.

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