Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Sweetwater Wetlands Park


January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
$5.00 per car park entry fee daily pass

Location map


Meet trip leaders Adam and Gina Kent to explore this Gainesville city park created to improve water quality in Paynes Prairie and the Floridan Aquifer. Now a draw to a large variety of birds, with 237 species reported to eBird so far. We’ll look for ducks, American Bitterns, Marsh and Sedge Wrens, and other wetland birds.


The park is on Williston Road just east of its intersection with Main Street. Bring sunscreen and water. Entry fee $5.00 per vehicle.


Difficulty: 2 (may involve uneven terrain and/or walking distances one to two miles).

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