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Awesome vegetation

This trail didn't have any wildlife but the vegetation was incredible. It's also a nice shady... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Tanner S
via mobile
Short trail

This was a very simple hike. Saw some different trees and that's about it. There are interpretive... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Sue S
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Batavia, New York
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Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This trail didn't have any wildlife but the vegetation was incredible. It's also a nice shady walk. They also give you some good info as you walk.

Thank Tanner S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was a very simple hike. Saw some different trees and that's about it. There are interpretive signs throughout the trail.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Do not attempt this trail without mosquito repellent. We put on copious amounts and still got bit. There is not much to see but a few Gumbo Limbo trees, which you can see at other places in the park.

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Right next to Anhinga Trail. Good for 20 minutes strolls. Beautiful vegetation. Interesting feel under the canopy. No alligators or birds. Just a peaceful walk - we were alone; most people skip this trail.

Thank Debonthego
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This trail is very different from the Anhinga Trail. It is jungle-like with tall trees and lots of vegetation. We were there in January so there weren't many mosquitoes. Take spray anyway so you aren't caught off guard. We saw a few butterflies and lizards....More

1  Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 15 January 2017

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...More

Thank Darcie M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 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.

Thank DLady69
Reviewed 27 December 2016

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!...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 25 December 2016

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...More

Thank AlexisFelicite
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.

Thank Heather E
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