BEAR CREEK FORESTER-EDUCATION
Bear Creek Educational Forest is a 492-acre tract of Lake Talquin State Forest. It offers free educational programs for students.
Programs are free for any public or private school group, Scout troop, daycare or other youth organization and are provided by our full-time staff. Each program option includes a lesson, game or hands-on activity in the forest. An interpretive hike and souvenir craft to make and take home may also be included.
Program activities at Bear Creek are developed using Project Learning Tree and Project Wild/Aquatic Wild guidelines and correlate with state curriculum standards.
Bear Creek Forester-Education is located near Havana, Quincy and Tallahassee
BBs / Inns
Our historic inn is located in historic Saint Marks, one of the oldest settlements in North America. First settled in 1527, Saint Marks is a historic little city at the confluence of the Wakulla and St. Marks Rivers. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Saint Marks National Wildlife Refuge, it is located just 20 miles south of Tallahassee.
33 miles from park*
Bear Creek Educational Forest is located in Gadsden County, Florida, south of Quincy.
From Interstate 10 Exit onto Highway 267. Go south on Highway 267 for 4.8 miles. The entrance will be on your left.
From Highway 20 Turn north onto Highway 267. Follow Highway 267 for 7.5 miles. The entrance will be on your right.