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.


New - Two levels of the popular Tots on Trails (ToTs). Registration is required and registration opens one month prior to each activity.
Level 1 is for children 18 to 35 months old; Level 2 is for children 3 to 4 years old. 

Join us for Second Sunday at the Refuge programs

FEBRUARY

1 - Historic St. Marks lighthouse - keeper's quarters open for tours 10 am - 4 pm. $2/admission. Antique toy exhibit and more!

2 - Historic St. Marks lighthouse - open again from 10 am - 4 pm.

3 - Wildlife Tour - join volunteer Matt Johnstone to see our flamingo, vermilion flycatcher and more! 10 am - 1 pm. Call (850)925-6121 for reservation. Open wagon.

6 - Wildlife Tour - join volunteer Matt Johnstone to see our flamingo, vermilion flycatcher and more! 10 am - 1 pm. Call (850)925-6121 for reservation. Open wagon.

9 - Bird and Nature Tours with Don Morrow. 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.- more wildlife and birds behind the gates! Meet in the Visitors Center parking lot. Call (850)925-6121 to reserve a spot. Limit 25. Open wagon.

10 - Second Sunday at the Refuge - 2 p.m. Subsistence of Ancient People, Tanya Peres, FSU. Dr. Peres studies the relationships between humans and their environments, and humans and animals - especially in terms of subsistence and how animals were incorporated into the native worldview.

13 - Tots on Trails for ages 18 to 35 months, Ranger - led program for 45 minutes, beginning at 11 am. Registration required, call (850)925-6121. Must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

14 - ♥ Happy Valentine's Day ♥

14 - Tots on Trails - for youths age 3 - 4 years. Ranger - led program for 45 minutes, beginning at 11 am. Please call for a reservation. (850)925-6121. Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

14 - Wildlife Tour - join volunteer Matt Johnstone to see our flamingo, vermilion flycatcher and more! 10 am - 1 pm. Call (850)925-6121 for reservation. Open wagon.

16 - St. Marks Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. Behind the gates tour, meet at the Visitor Center. Call (850)925-6121 to reserve a spot. Limit 25. Open wagon.

17 - Bird and Nature Tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet in the Visitors Center parking lot. Call (850)925-6121 to reserve a spot. Limit 25.

18 - FEE FREE for Presidents' Day

MARCH

1 - Historic St. Marks lighthouse - keeper's quarters open for tours 10 am - 4 pm. $2/admission. Antique toy exhibit and more!

2 - Historic St. Marks lighthouse - open again from 10 am - 4 pm.

2 - Bird and Nature Tours with Don Morrow. 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Meet in the Visitors Center parking lot. Call (850)925-6121 to reserve a spot. Limit 25.

10 - Second Sunday at the Refuge - 2 p.m.  The Search for Spring Creek, Jeff Shanks, SEAC. Over a century ago antiquarian Clarence B. Moore excavated the Spring Creek burial mound on what is now part of the St. Marks Refuge. NPS archaeologist Jeffrey Shanks and his colleagues have been searching for the village site that should accompany the mound based on their prior research.

13 - Tots on Trails for ages 18 to 36 months, 11 a.m. to Noon. Registration required, call (850)925-6121.

14 - Tots on Trails - for youths age 3 - 4 years. Ranger - led program for 45 minutes, beginning at 11 am. Please call for a reservation. (850)925-6121. Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

15 - Refuge Pools OPEN to boats until October 15, 2019.

16 - St. Marks Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. in Nature's Classroom.

17 - Bird and Nature Tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet in the Visitors Center parking lot. Call (850)925-6121 to reserve a spot. Limit 25.