Directions/Transport

This year the Earth First! Winter Organizer’s Conference & Rendezvous will be held at:

Fisheating Creek in Palm Dale, FL.

Fisheating Creek is far from most development and is still pretty wild. Please make sure to bring all the provisions you will need as you will be 15 miles or more from Labelle, the closest town. The coordinates of the site are 26.938197,-81.308136 — +26° 56′ 17.51″, -81° 18′ 29.29″.

If you are flying: The closest airports are Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Palm Beach International (PBI) and Fort Lauderdale Airport(FLL). RSW is a one hour drive from the site, while PBI and FLL are 1:45 drive from the site, but may be more affordable depending on where you are coming from.

If you are driving:

If you are coming from the southeast of FL: Head north on 95 and take exit 14 to 595W. Keep left at fork follow signs for 595W/i-75/FL turnpike and merge onto 595W for 11.2 mi. (toll road). Continue onto I-75 for 6.1mi. Take exit 23 to merge onto US-27 N toward S. Bay. Stay on there for 89.6mi. Pass the FISHEATNG CREEK OUTPOST and take a right onto 3rd st (it might not say third street so go until you see a sign that says “Palmdale Baptist Church” and take a right. Follow signs for event.

If you are coming from the northeast of FL: Take 95S and exit off of 260B to merge onto I-4W toward Orlando for 77.6mi. Take exit 55 to merge onto US 27S for 97mi. Turn left onto 3rd st. Follow signs for event. If you passed the Fisheating Creek Outpost you have gone too far.

If you are coming from the Northwest of FL: Take 75S and merge onto the Florida’s turnpike (toll road) for Orlando/S for 19.2mi. Take exit 289 to merge onto US 27S toward FL-19/Tavares/Clermont for 106mi. continue forward to stay on US 27S for 27mi. Turn left onto 3rd st. Follow signs for event. If you passed the Fisheating Creek Outpost you have gone too far.

If you are coming from the East below Lake Okeechobee: Take 95 N to exit 68 for US 08/State Rd 80W. Head W on state Rd 80 for 37.9 mi. Turn Left onto FL-15/80 W for 9.6mi. Continue onto US 27N for 45.6mi. Pass the FISHEATNG CREEK OUTPOST and take a right onto 3rd st (it might not say third street so go until you see a sign that says “Palmdale Baptist Church” and take a right. Follow signs for event.

If you are coming from the East above Lake Okeechobee (Fort Pierce and north): Take 95 to exit 129 for Hwy 70W. Stay on Hwy. 70W for 63.3 miles. Take a left onto US 27 S for 18.9 miles. Turn left onto 3rd st. Follow signs for event. If you passed the Fisheating Creek Outpost you have gone too far.

If you are coming from the south west (Fort Myers airport RSW): Turn right onto Treeline Ave for 2.5 mi. Turn Left onto Daniels Pkwy. Take I-75 N via road to Tampa for 9.4 mi. Take exit 141 to merge onto FL 80-E/state Rd 80E toward La Belle for 24.5 mi. Turn Left onto FL-29 N/Bridge St for 14mi. Left onto US 27N. Pass the FISHEATNG CREEK OUTPOST and take a right onto 3rd st (it might not say Third street so go until you see a sign that says “Palmdale Baptist church” and take a right. Follow signs for event.

Bus

Greyhound has a bus that runs from Orlando to West Palm Beach 5-6 times a day. Each bus is a 3-4 hour trip, and costs $27 if you buy in advance/online.

Offsite accommodation:

There is RV parking at the Fisheating Creek Outpost

Look for hotel accommodations for the town of La Belle, FL.

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