Events Calendar

Call the refuge at 850-925-6121 to register. Registrations cannot be taken more than 30 days before an event AND no more than 2 names can be accepted at one time.


June

1 — Extremely Early Birding tour with Don Morrow from 6:15 to 9:15 a.m. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Limit 9; call (850)925-6121 to reserve a seat.

1–15 Hunt application period open on https://myfwc.com/license/limited-entry/

4 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 1 pm – 4 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

7 & 8 — St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 entrance fee.

10-12 — Jr. Refuge Ranger Summer Camp, 9 am - 3 pm,  2nd - 4th grade, for registered campers.

11 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 1 pm – 4 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

15 — St. Marks NWR Photo Club meets at 10 a.m. in the Education Building. Bring up to 12 photos to share, one should should show "motion."

18 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 1 pm – 4 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

20-21 — Jr. Refuge Ranger Summer Camp, 9 am - 1 pm, K - 1st grade, for registered campers.

25 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 1 pm – 4 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

26-28 — Jr. Refuge Ranger Summer Camp, 9 am - 3 pm, 5th - 7th grade, for registered campers.

July

* Confirm with Refuge at (850)925-6121 for Tuesday openings of the lighthouse in July.

2 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

 4 – Independence Day – refuge Visitor Center open from 8 am – 4 pm. Refuge is open during daylight hours as usual.

5-6 St. Marks lighthouse keeper’s quarters open, family life & CCC exhibits, 10 am – 4 pm each day, $2 entry fee

6 — Extremely Early Birding tour with Don Morrow from 6:15 to 9:15 a.m. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Limit 9; call (850)925-6121 to reserve a seat.

14 - Alex Kalfin will do a Second Sunday presentation on Gopher Tortoises at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room of Nature’s Classroom. Appearing will be a gopher tortoise and some other critters that share the burrow. Bring the kids!

16 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

20 – St. Marks Photo Club – 10 am – noon at Nature’s Classroom.

22 – Last chance to claim St. Marks NWR hunt permits

23 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

25 – 10 am – all remaining St. Marks NWR hunt permits not claimed open first come – first served – https://myfwc.com/license/limited-entry/.

30 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

August

* Confirm with Refuge at (850)925-6121 for Tuesday openings of the lighthouse in August. 

2-3 St. Marks lighthouse keeper’s quarters open, family life & CCC exhibits, 10 am – 4 pm each day, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

3 — Extremely Early Birding tour with Don Morrow from 6:15 to 9:15 a.m. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Limit 9; call (850)925-6121 to reserve a seat.

6 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

13 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

17- St. Marks Photo Club – 10 am – noon at Nature’s Classroom.

20 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

27 – St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

September

* Confirm with Refuge at (850)925-6121 for Tuesday openings of the lighthouse in September. 

– St. Marks Lighthouse keeper’s quarters open 11 am – 2 pm, $2 entry fee (12 and older).

6-7 St. Marks lighthouse keeper’s quarters open, family life & CCC exhibits, 10 am – 4 pm each day, $2 entry fee  (12 and older).

7 — Extremely Early Birding tour with Don Morrow from 6:15 to 9:15 a.m. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Limit 9; call (850)925-6121 to reserve a seat.

21- St. Marks Photo Club – 10 am – noon at Nature’s Classroom.