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Visit Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Advance Online Reservations Required. No Walk-Ins Accepted. No Entrance after 1:15pm.

For General Admission and Member Tickets: CLICK HERE

Friends of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Members will need to create a login to gain access to our new system and reserve tickets for free boardwalk visits. From the above link, select Member Login (top right) and then Forgot Your Password. Enter the email associated with your membership and select Send Reset. A one-time link to reset your password will be sent to you, enabling you to set your password for future reservations. If you need assistance contact kathleen.howle@audubon.org.

Blair Audubon Visitor Center

Timed entry daily 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The boardwalk closes at 3 p.m. 

On Monday mornings (and as needed) from 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., visitors may encounter our volunteer boardwalk maintenance team as they sweep, clean, or perform other functions vital to maintaining our world-famous wooden boardwalk. Visitors may experience some noise during this time. 

Admission Fees 

  • General admission: $17  
  • Full-time college student: $10 (with valid school ID)
  • Children 6 to 14: $6 
  • Children under six: FREE
  • Friends of Corkscrew members: FREE
  • Members of the US Military (with ID): $14
  • National Audubon Members: $14  

Click here to see a listing of our upcoming public programs!

 *NO SAME DAY REFUNDSNo-shows are not refundable. By purchasing your admission on this site, you are agreeing that any no-show is non-refundable. Contact cssnaturestore@audubon.org for refund requests.

*At this time we are not able to accept coupons or other promotions.

*Portions of the boardwalk are currently under repair, however both loops are open.

Enhanced Safety Procedures 

  • Registration is required for all visitors. No walk-ins will be accepted. 
  • Per CDC guidance (7/28/21), masks are required inside the Blair Visitor Center. 
  • Follow one-way boardwalk trail signs. 
  • Social distancing markers are installed. Please follow CDC social distancing guidelines by staying six feet apart.  
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available.   
  • Plexiglas window at admissions kiosk.  
  • Temporary closures: Gallery Café, Discovery Center.
  • The Nature Store is open. You can also visit our online Nature Store 
  • On-site public programs are not available but virtual programming is offered. 
  • Water refilling stations available near the restrooms. 
  • A complimentary wheelchair is available upon request.  
  • Outdoor picnic tables are available in the parking area. 
  • If you are sick, please stay home.  

IMPORTANT: The Nature Store is open for limited hours. Please plan to bring your own refillable water bottle, sunblock, and bug spray. Water refilling station available near restrooms. Parts of the boardwalk may be slippery at times. Watch your step, and wear footwear with traction. 

Boardwalk Rules 

  • One-way travel (clockwise)  
  • No food on the boardwalk  
  • Quiet, please   
  • Stay on the trail  
  • Do not feed or harass wildlife - animals and plants are protected 
  • Children must be supervised 
  • No pets allowed
  • Leave trail during high winds and lightning  
  • No smoking  
  • Do not litter  
  • No running  
  • Drones are not permitted  

Inclement Weather

Tickets are not refunded for light rain, however, in the event of severe or unsafe weather, the boardwalk may be closed, and programs cancelled. In this case, tickets can be refunded or transferred to another day and time. Call 239-348-9151 or email cssnaturestore@audubon.org

If caught on the boardwalk during a lightning storm seek shelter. There are five marked rain shelters spaced along the boardwalk. The Blair Visitor Center is a safe indoor waiting area.  

Other Considerations 

All visitors must be off the boardwalk by 3 p.m. Unauthorized vehicles found in the parking area after 3 p.m. may be towed at the owner's expense.  

Please lock your car, and take all valuables with you.   

Phone Number: 239-348-9151  

 

Thank you for visiting Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary! 

 

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