Advanced Archery class is coming to Okeeheelee on Oct. 21. [Photo by Annie Spratt]
Okeeheelee Nature Center is hosting “Advanced Archery” on Oct. 21. Participants will hone their archery knowledge with a USA Archery certified instructor. All necessary equipment is provided and participants must have “Archery for Beginners” as a prerequisite.
What: Advanced Archery
When: Oct. 21 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Okeeheelee Nature Center at Okeeheelee Park
Address: 7715 Forest Hill Blvd., west of West Palm Beach
Who: Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department
Located in the north end of Okeeheelee Park, Okeeheelee Nature Center features 2.5 miles of winding trails through 90 acres of flatwoods and wetlands, in addition to hands-on exhibits, animal encounters and a gift shop. The trails offer a deer overlook, marsh-viewing blinds, a butterfly garden and bird feeders.
Okeeheelee Nature Center’s exhibits focus on three Palm Beach County ecosystems: freshwater, coastal and upland pine flatwoods.
Okeeheelee Park offers winding trails, ponds and a dog park. Nonmotorized boats are welcome. Paddlers have access to some of the more remote areas. The park also has a BMX track and areas for horse riding. Bicycles and boats can be rented.