We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Short and lush

Gumbo Limbo Trail is located in Everglades National Park next to the Royal Palm Visitor Center... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Michele c
via mobile
Nice Forray into the 'Jungle'

The Gumbo LImbo Trail is soooooooooooo different from the nearby Anhinga Trail. Where the Anhinga... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
MikeB1952
,
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Read all 183 reviews
59
All photos (59)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“snails”(7 reviews)
“shaded walk”(2 reviews)
About
Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.
Contact
Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
Website
+1 305-242-7700
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Everglades National Park
from US$25.00
More Info
from US$105.95
More Info
from US$80.00
More Info
Reviews (183)
Filter reviews
126 results
Traveller rating
37
44
34
9
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
37
44
34
9
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews snails shaded walk beautiful butterflies bring repellent royal palms visitor center woods trees trail canopy wildlife mile swamp
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 126 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Completely different from the local Anhinga trail. We weren't going to do it until Park Ranger recommended it and so glad we did. Lots of beautiful butterflies and snails.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CommuterFood
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Gumbo Limbo Trail is located in Everglades National Park next to the Royal Palm Visitor Center adjacent to Anhinga Trail. Closest city is Homestead FL. It's a self-guided, paved trail that meanders through a shaded, jungle-like hammock of gumbo limbo trees, royal palms, ferns, approximately...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michele c
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Gumbo LImbo Trail is soooooooooooo different from the nearby Anhinga Trail. Where the Anhinga Trail traverses over the swamp with lots of water and grasses, the Gumbo Limbo Trail is a retreat into a jungle. There are trees, bushes, vines all over the place....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Gumbo Limbo Trail is off the Royal Palm visitors center near the entrance to the Everglades National Park. It is a loop of less than 1/2 mile through an historic “hammock” of hardwood trees & dense growth - including the large red bark Gumbo...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank riny
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We learned a lot reading the signs on this informative short trail. It was easy to hike, paved and flat. I recommend reading the signs.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank heidim0rgan
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is the shorter Trail it's in the woods it is blacktop about the width of a sidewalk but there are many mosquitoes you need to spray before you go in but really nice and peaceful

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gatorsos
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Gumbo Limbo trail is adjacent to the Royal Palm Visitor Center and the Anhinga Trail. The entrance to the trail is right at the beginning of the Anhinga Trail walkway. This paved walkway wanders through a dense area of trees, so you get the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice trail in authentic old Florida. Really scary at night, it's so dark but fun as long as you have a flashlight.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank natzeli m
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We did the Anhinga Trail (also at the Royal Palm Visitor Center) early in the morning, then drove all the way in and backtracked through the other stops, returning here for this trail in the mid-afternoon. And this trail was like a jungle, very much...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank SCDad
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Fun and unique nature! Easy to navigate asphalt trail with nicely labeled trees and occurrences. Seems like you are remote yet not a difficult hike!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank beccabaltimore
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Hotel Redland
204 reviews
.46 km away
Garden Inn
74 reviews
.72 km away
Everglades Motel
5 reviews
1.05 km away
Floridian Hotel
776 reviews
1.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Chefs On The Run Assorted Cuisine
435 reviews
.46 km away
Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
274 reviews
.16 km away
Casita Tejas Mexican Restaurant
257 reviews
.40 km away
La Cruzada Taqueria
131 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 29 nearby attractions
Pa-hay-okee Trail
165 reviews
.04 km away
Flamingo
401 reviews
.04 km away
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
40 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gumbo Limbo Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines