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Headline 4: Online camping reservations for individual camp sites at Clarcona, Kelly, Magnolia, Moss and Trimble Parks are available online; reservations are not accepted over the phone or by email. For family campsites, group campsites, handicap campsites or pavilion rentals, please call the park.

Headline 5: Volunteer Coaches are needed year round; sign up at the park closest to you for the upcoming season.

Headline 6: Effective August 11, 2021, all County-run youth sports leagues (games and practices) are suspended until further notice. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to prioritize the welfare of our community, and we look forward to welcoming you as soon as we are able. Please check back for updates.

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Tibet-Butler Preserve offers numerous educational programs to teach children and adults about our environment.
Tibet-Butler Preserve
Tibet-Butler Preserve
Bench Butterfly Garden Rec. Programs Trails Wildlife
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Office Hours Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., closed Sunday
Phone Number: (407) 254-1940
Address:
8777 Winter Garden - Vineland Rd.
Orlando, FL 32836
Acreage: 438
Location:
Points of Interest:
Tibet-Butler Preserve is CLOSED today, Wednesday, October 20, for a controlled burn.

Tibet-Butler Preserve's programs remain suspended until further notice.

Tibet-Butler Preserve map

Home of the Vera Carter Environmental Center which provides a variety of exhibits and displays. Hike on miles of trails and participate in ongoing environmental programs. No bicycles allowed.

With the exception of ADA service animals, no pets are permitted in Tibet-Butler Preserve.

Trailblazers Update

  • All trails are open but might be wet or flooded.
  • Palmetto Passage is not recommended for novice hikers or children; it might be flooded or inaccessible at times.
  • Appropriate footwear is recommended.
  • Trailblazer Hiking Program: hike 20 miles in the Preserve and get a free T-shirt! Register at the Preserve's Education office each time you visit.
Programs and Activities:
  • Eco Education programs are offered for field trips, related to Florida plants, wildlife and conservation. Advanced scheduling with a minimum of 10 paid participants is required.
    • Programs SUSPENDED until further notice.
  • EcoSaturdays are the perfect opportunity for a family outing to learn about the environment! Please note that adults must supervise their children through the duration of the class. Join us for these free programs at 11 a.m. on the following dates; classes are first come, first served up to class limit; seating is limited so please arrive early. Registration is not required.
    • Programs SUSPENDED until further notice.
  • Nature Nuts: Homeschool family programs offered the first two Tuesdays of the month, starting at 11 a.m. Cost $2 per person. Pre-registration is required.
    • Programs SUSPENDED until further notice.

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Email: parks@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-6200
Parks' Events InfoLine: (407) 836-6280
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