Join us each SECOND Friday of the month

Meet at the Welcome Center — 9am
Bring your binoculars, camera and water bottle!

Tram Tour


      Twenty-eight lucky people will have the chance to explore the diversity of native plants and wildlife while enjoying a comfortable platform for photography. Join us from 9am to 11am to enjoy a little history, a little learning and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay!


In order to participate in this program, one must:

  • have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • have the ability to enter and exit ADA accessible tram independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors and insects for a period of 1.5 hours.
  • have the ability to sit in an open trailer with wooden seats.

To reserve your spot, either complete the online form here, or call 850-229-1787  ext. 1