Alachua Conservation Trust, Friends of Little Orange Creek, the City of Hawthorne, and the Alachua County Library District Hawthorne Branch invite you discover Little Orange Creek Preserve and Nature Park - a gem right in our own backyard! It is located at 24115 SE Hawthorne Rd, Hawthorne, FL 32640.
Before Nature Week, you can join us for the 2021 Swamp Otter Virtual 5K & Solo Run between April 9-30, 2021. Participants can run or walk on a pre-marked course at Little Orange Creek Preserve or complete a 3.14-mile course at a location of your choosing.
Our Nature Week events begin May 1, 2021 and include socially distanced self-directed activities for your enjoyment! Some of the activities include a Nature Scavenger Hunt, Photography Contest, Hiking, and more! Share your photos with us all week by uploading to social media and tagging us with #LOCNatureweek and @alachualibrary