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Key Biscayne – A Journey by Cycle – Saturday, September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
“Key Biscayne – A Journey by Cycle”
Hear the story of how the growing number of wrecks on Key Biscayne resulted in the building of a remote lighthouse outpost that to this day remains Miami-Dade County’s oldest structure. Reflect on the experiences of early coconut palm plantation settlers who braved hostile Seminoles and hurricanes.
As you pedal through the lush flora you see how the devastating force of Hurricane Andrew created a unique opportunity for the restoration of the original ecosystem. Interspersed with the island’s abundant tropical vegetation, you experience breathtaking views of the watery off-shore community of Stiltsville and white sand beaches facing the open ocean.
After passing through the village of Key Biscayne, we explore the unusual oddity of an antiquated and abandoned zoo that echoes of visitations past. Watch out for the new tenants: a large variety of waterfowl and iguanas in every imaginable size and color combination. Enjoy the pleasures of a slower pace almost as if you were transported back in time to a less hectic era.
**Must be a member of the Dragonfly Expeditionary Club to participate** (See Below)
- Members who wish to rent a bike will enjoy a special discounted club price of $18 – payable on-site.
- Please note that Bill Baggs Park has an admission fee to enter ($8 per vehicle, $4 per person if single or $2 per pedestrian)
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