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Manatees glide under the silent shade of mangrove trees. Dolphins flock together in the water. At Fort Pierce Outdoor Center, visitors immerse themselves in local ecosystems through watery sports such as kayaking and standup paddleboarding, embarking on guided tours, or heading out to explore on their own.
Group tours take paddlers out to explore local waterways as guides expound on local history. On the Mangroves and Manatees Paddle Tour, guests traverse the calm waters of the mangrove estuaries and boundary waters surrounding Fort Pierce Inlet State Park as they keep their eyes open for local wildlife. While the animals will vary, it's common to see a variety of seabirds along with aquatic life like manatees or even a pod of dolphins. The tour includes all needed equipment, along with safety gear and an experienced guide to ensure guests have a safe and fun experience.