CHEROKEE COUNTY —
Cherokee Trace Drive-through Animal Safari
The 300-acre preserve features two dozen exotic and endangered species in an open habitat similar to their native territory, according to the website http://www.cherokeetrace.org. The tour is a self-guided, self-paced one, and gates are open from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and from 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Last car admitted at 4:30 p.m. A behind-the-scenes tour also is offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Cost is $10 for children ages 3-12; $13 for seniors ages 65 and older, and $15 adults. The preserve is located at 1200 CR 4405, off FM 2274, southeast of Jacksonville. For more information, call 903-683-3322.