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Address: Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
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+1 305-242-7700
Description:

Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.

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Nice little jungle trail

This trail is fairly short, but its a little rugged. The trees are growing onto the trail and the trail itself is bumpy in parts. Dont get me wrong, it is a beautiful trail with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Darcie M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This trail is fairly short, but its a little rugged. The trees are growing onto the trail and the trail itself is bumpy in parts. Dont get me wrong, it is a beautiful trail with trees all around. Theres even a little pond area in one spot. We witnessed a few wheelchairs on the trail and they were having a... More 

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Thank Darcie M
Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this short walk through the woods, saw butterflies and snails and various fauna, including a huge strangler fig. A different experience than the neighboring Anhinga Trail which is a boardwalk, but nonetheless pleasant.

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Thank DLady69
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came with my girlfriend in December 2016 after we went through the Anhinga Trail. She is like sugar for mosquitoes so briefly after we entered she started to feel them around, she got 43 bites in a 15 minute walk. Don't make the same mistake! Apart from that, the walk is short (0.4 miles) and can be done in 15... More 

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Thank Jorge G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice change from the Anhinga Trail but while it gave an excellent idea of how hard to navigate this country was when the Spanish explorers came through, it didn't have as many vistas. It was definitely worth the short walk and I had the 100% Deet spray on, so no bites. The solution holes were nice and... More 

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Thank AlexisFelicite
Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Short trail through trees. Lots of shade, even more mosquitos. My daughter is popular with them so she got 20 bites as we zoomed down the trail.

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Thank Heather E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A short 30 min. walk through the Woods. Nothing special on it. We saw no animals. Just a walk inside the park.

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Thank Carsten A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This shaded trail is a nice pleasant walk on a hot day. It is at the start of the anhinga Trail at Royal Palm. Watch for snakes.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This ~1/2-mile boardwalk trail was worth a stop. Again, not a lot of wildlife here, but an altogether different ecosystem than you saw at other stops. This one is named for the gumbo limbo trees that are quite heavy throughout this area, as well as plenty of palms, ferns, and air plants. This stop looked the most like a jungle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Fantastic Trail, when entering the gumbo limbo trail after nearly 100 meters there is little pond on the rh side. Right there we spotted an Aligator of I guessed 1 meter in length in the pond. I went there a second time on the same day (26th July 2016) it was gone or hiding very well. I was so exited... More 

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Thank Fabian T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This little hammock is like a scene from a storybook. It's only a .4 mile trek. There is a lot to observe: cypress trees, fallen trees with completely intact root systems exposed, and lots of other vegetation. Wear bug spray.

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