|Erna Nixon Park|
1200 Evans Rd., Melbourne, FL 32904
The Erna Nixon Park & Nature Center is a large public park that features a natural Florida hammock and nature preserve containing a 2,345 ft. long elevated boardwalk with 640 feet of trail that winds through three different ecosystems with signage that identifies different plant species. Although surrounded by a commercial district, Erna Nixon Park & Nature Center is home to many birds and small animals, including the protected gopher tortoise and Indigo snake.
Activitiy Features •Interpretive Nature Boardwalk (2,345') [ Slide Show ] •Interpretive Nature Trail (640') •Groups Tours (Sat.& Sun. 2 p.m.) •Nature Center Exhibits •Nature Programs (Grades K through 5) •Annual Events -- Old Florida Fest, Moonlight Strolls
Center and trail open daily 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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