January 25, 2024
Colt Creek State Park, 16000 State Route 71, Lakeland, FL. 33809. Meet at the McDonald’s on North Highway 98 (6330 U.S. Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL. 33809) at 7:00 a.m. for a 7:30 a.m. departure. Bring lunch, binoculars, etc. The park entrance fee is $4 per car. There are restroom and picnic facilities at the park. We can stop and take a short hike at Gator Creek Preserve, enroute to Colt Creek.