Our Experiences While Serving As Missionaries in the Florida Tampa Mission
Monday, February 16, 2015
After tidying up our apartment a bit this morning, we drove to Myakka River State Park, about 15 miles away. This is basically a 55 square mile nature preserve. The Myakka River runs through it and is designated as a "wild and scenic" river to give it some protection from development. There are hiking trails, a "bird walk" which is a board walk out from the shore of a large lake, and a "canopy walk" and tower. The canopy walk is a suspension bridge about the same height as the tops of the trees. At one end is a 75' high tower. It provides a nice view of what I call the "flatness" of our area.
I enjoyed the opportunity to take some pictures, the first time I have been able to do that since arriving in Florida.