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Gumbo Limbo Trail

Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
+1 305-242-7700
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Nice quiet walk

This trail is shady and cool. Most people we saw rushed through the trail as if it did not have... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2012
Cheryl D
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Clio, Michigan
Nice walk next to Anhinga Trail through the trees worth doing

Hello done this walk after doing the Anhinga Trail and this walk is right next to Anhinga and The... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2012
RachNorfolk
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Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good34%
  • Average31%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
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+1 305-242-7700
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"wear bug spray"
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"air plants"
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"beautiful walk"
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"an easy walk"
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

This trail is shady and cool. Most people we saw rushed through the trail as if it did not have much to offer, but they should have took the time to appreciate what was around them. There are gumbo limbo trees, ferns, royal palms, and...More

Thank Cheryl D
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

Hello done this walk after doing the Anhinga Trail and this walk is right next to Anhinga and The Royal Palm Visitor Centre. Not many people do this walk as they all go to the Anhinga one instead. We went in Jan so there were...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2012

Spent 1 minutes or less in the trail and got bitten by more mosquitoes than all the rest of everglades. We did go prepared with repellant sprayed all over us right before entering. These mosquitoes got us through clothing too!

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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Gives a shaded boardwalk experience that was much appreciated on a sizzling hot morning.

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

Nothing interesting to see but not bad to walk! Not much wildlife but it was a nice refreshing walk.

Thank Jong-Won
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Reviewed 26 December 2011

The Gumbo Limbo Trail seems to be the road less taken compared to the Anhinga Trail. It's quiet, shaded and a little buggy, but provides a different flavor of the Everglades. The tour groups don't seem to frequent this trail, so it is easier to...More

Thank ceejayo
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