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Deering Estate participates in the 7th annual "Kids to Parks" Day

MIAMI (May 02, 2017)

Celebrate our nation's parks and public lands by participating in the 7th annual Kids to Parks™ (KTP) Day on Saturday, May 20th. This national movement, organized by the National Park Trust, encourages children across the country to explore their neighborhood parks and discover science, history, nature, and adventure. 

In celebration of Kids to Parks™ (KTP) Day, on Saturday, May 20th the Deering Estate will offer a free child admission with a paid adult admission. Children can also have fun exploring and learning by participating in the following scavenger hunts!

Deering Estate Scavenger Hunt
Explore the architecture of the Historic Homes and other items found in the surrounding areas.

Butterflies of Deering Estate Scavenger Hunt
Explore the grounds while you look for the beautiful, colorful butterflies that make the Estate their home.

Deering Spring Contemporary - Platform "450" Scavenger Hunt
Look for site specific works produced through a range of multidisciplinary art practices presented by more than two dozen notable contemporary artists.

For more information, please visit the Deering Estate website or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

About the National Park Trust (NPT)
The National Park Trust (NPT), established in 1983, is a land conservancy and environmental education nonprofit dedicated to preserving parks today and creating park stewards for tomorrow. We identify key land acquisition projects that benefit our national parks. We also connect kids to these unique, iconic places – because kids need parks and parks need kids.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided Historic House & Natural Areas Tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy! The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida. Discover More history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!