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Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Don Pedro Island

Sea turtle nesting season is May-October on Don Pedro Island! Every summer all across Florida thousands of sea turtles crawl onto the shore at night to lay their eggs in the sand before returning to the water. It is estimated that approximately 60,000 – 84,000 nests are laid every year! Located just an hour south…

Three Reasons to Visit Don Pedro Island State Park

Part of a barrier chain of Gulf Coast islands, Don Pedro Island is best known for its mangroves, wildlife and miles of white sand beaches covered in an abundance of shells and fossilized shark teeth. Exploring Don Pedro Island on a guided clear kayak tour with one of our Florida Master Naturalists is the best…