Throughout the pandemic, Archbold has been fully engaged in science, conservation, and outreach. Currently our facilities are open by appointment only, but please stay tuned. We look forward to further opening to the public.

Ranch Visitor Registration
Buck Island Ranch, 300 Buck Island Ranch Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852

Register to visit the station for a day visit, group meeting, to conduct research, or as part of a college class trip.

All visitors must check in at the office to go over ranch rules, gate policies and ranch driving.

Only fill out the portions that pertain to your visit. You may request lodging and/or meals on this registration form. Please read our Release of Liability on this page. You must agree to the terms in our Release of Liability by entering your name on the registration form when prompted, stating that you have read and understand the terms and agree to the conditions. The person entering his/her name on the registration form as the parent or guardian of a minor child acknowledges that they are also agreeing to the terms of our Release of Liability as the parent or guardian of listed minor child/children.

Release of Liability