The nation’s first wildlife refuge was created by President Teddy Roosevelt to stop plume-hunters from wiping out several species of birds. The birds are back, and spring is a great time to visit. (You’ll need a kayak for a closeup look.)
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The west side of the Indian River Lagoon has an Old Florida flavor — especially the scenic 20-mile drive between Stuart and Fort Pierce. The region has enough places to explore to make a great getaway.
A scenic kayak outing on Turkey Creek takes you to Palm Bayâ€™s Turkey Creek Sanctuary, where you can explore 3.5 miles of trails. Along the way, see dolphins, manatees and other wildlife.
This 22-minute video leads viewers by kayak through the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast, North America’s most diverse estuary, exploring the regionâ€™s natural splendor and how people are confronting the challenges it faces.