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Visit St. Lucie Launches New Nature & Wildlife Digital Pass

Visit St. Lucie County

St. Lucie County - Tuesday October 25, 2022: Residents and visitors of St. Lucie, Florida (Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie & Hutchinson Island) can now experience its natural beauty and native wildlife in a new way by accessing the free Nature & Wildlife Digital Pass.

Users can simply scan the QR code or access the pass at, to sign up and have access to a free digital passport for self-guided exploration.

Nine locations on the pass allow passholders to digitally “check in” and enjoy the nature-based adventure and education that awaits at each spot. Once passholders have checked into at least five locations, they will receive an official passholder decal to tout their new status. Once a passholder has checked into every location and completed the pass, they will receive an eco-friendly completion prize.

Passholders who complete the trail by March 27, 2023, will be entered to win the Ultimate Eco-Giveaway – an Eno hammock, two vouchers for a local wildlife boat tour, two vouchers for a guided kayak tour through the mangroves and a one-night stay at local accommodations.

Each of the stops along the Nature & Wildlife Pass has a unique experience celebrating mother nature. From lush landscapes and winding trails to butterfly gardens and captivating educational wildlife encounters, this pass is sure to excite nature lovers of all ages.

Partners/stops on the trail include:

  • FAU Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, 5600 U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34946
  • DJ Wilcox Nature Preserve, 300 Michigan Street, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34946
  • Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34982
  • Manatee Observation and Education Center, 480 N Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34950
  • McCarty Ranch Preserve, 12525 Range Line Road, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 34987
  • Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 NE St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 34983
  • Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Fla., 34952
  • Spruce Bluff Nature Preserve, 611 Dar Lane, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 34984
  • St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34949

About Visit St. Lucie:
The St. Lucie County Tourism Office, also known as Visit St. Lucie is the official destination marketing organization for St. Lucie County. The office is funded by the County’s tourist development tax or “bed tax” that is paid by visitors staying in overnight accommodations for six months or less.