FAMILY BIKE RIDES at the Carlton Reserve - 2023
Dates: Third Sundays - Mar. 19th, Apr. 16th, May 21st
Times: 10:00 a.m. start. Duration: 1-2 hours, depending on the group.
Ages: Must be able to ride an Off Road bicycle. Children MUST be accompanied by parent(s)/legal guardian(s).
Pre-registration is required. Limit 10 participants.
Wear: Clothing applicable to riding a bicycle on bumpy trails through the woods, close-toed shoes.
Bring: Bicycle suitable for riding off the road - wide tires (Mountain bikes preferred, but not required), extra water, hat (for during breaks), sunscreen, insect repellant, HELMET
(Required for ALL participants), padded bike gloves and binoculars (optional), snacks/lunch (optional, but encouraged).
Sponsored by Sarasota County. Join Sarasota County Volunteers David Reynolds and Jonah Sklaroff (both expert Off Road Bicyclists) for an Off Road Wilderness Bicycle ride. Bring the kids and
explore this beautiful Reserve together. Routes will vary depending on trail conditions and group participants' skill levels on the day of the ride. (Some trails may have unexpected wild hog
Please register by emailing Linda at Carltonvolunteers@comcast.net
- include your names/ages, Parent/Legal Guardian MUST accompany children, best phone number to
text/call. She will confirm the date of your reservation and let you know where to meet.
Please register by texting Linda at (941) 704-3827 - leave a text message with your names/ages, Parent/Legal Guardian MUST accompany children, email and best phone number
to return your call. She will confirm the date of your reservation and let you know where to meet.
Questions (Non-Registration)? You can reach David at (941) 412-5575 or Jonah
at (845) 399-9039
NOTE: NEW DATES, Time, and registration contact ADDED!!!
NATURE HIKE - BEGINNING BIRDING/PHOTOGRAPHY:
This event is sponsored by Sarasota County.
Join Sarasota County volunteer, Jim Bencivenga, for a short quiet hike at the Carlton Reserve. We will travel slowly and quietly, stopping for photo-ops as we go,
taking in what nature has to offer that day. While we enjoy the serenity of this wonderful wilderness, we'll teach you some of the basics of birding as well as give you some photography
We will cover up to 2 miles of natural trails. Participants must be able to hike, unassisted, over uneven/rough/potentially slippery and/or wet, muddy
Wear/bring long pants, long sleeves, backpack, hiking poles, insect repellant, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water, camera/smart phone, Binoculars
(optional but highly recommended), hiking boots (or other suitable close-toed shoes with good traction, that may get wet/muddy).
Dates: Tuesdays, March 14,21,28, 2023
Time: 8:00 am.
Duration: 2 - 3 hours.
Number of participants: This hike is for up to 4 adult participants. You must be over 18 years old for this program! with your name(s) and best phone number to return your call. He will call/text you back to
confirm the date and let you know where to meet.
Please register by contacting Jim at Jbencivenga948@gmail.com - email with your name(s) and best phone number to call/text. He will email/text you back to confirm your
spot(s) and the date and let you know where to meet.
This is part of Carlton Reserve's "Take A Hike"