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Address: Everglades National Park, FL 33034
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Scenic area filled with mangrove trees.

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Very nice walk. Good wildlife.

This was suggested by the park ranger down in Flamingo as a place to walk through the mangroves. It was very interesting and had plenty of anoles and water fowl. Might be the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clemson, South Carolina
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Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was suggested by the park ranger down in Flamingo as a place to walk through the mangroves. It was very interesting and had plenty of anoles and water fowl. Might be the only place we saw coots on our many stops.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This short (.4 mile) boardwalk takes you through mangrove forests. Three types of mangroves (red, black and some white) are found here, although you will mainly see the red and black mangroves. The arched aerial roots of the Red mangroves densely cover the understory. Some Bromeliads (air plants) but no as many as in some of the other trails in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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511 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is plenty of parking for this trail, and there is a restroom as well. It's an easy, flat boardwalk of 0.5 mi/800 m. We visited around noon on a Monday in March, and it was mostly empty - we encountered 2 other groups on the trail. We applied insect repellent generously and carefully (after the fiasco at Gumbo Limbo... More 

Thank pingaroo
Holland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

On this walk you can identify white, red, and black mangrove, and buttonwood. The most dramatic and numerous being the red with roots dropping from branches and the trunk above the base of the tree. These brackish surviving specimens continue to send out anchoring roots forming a tangled web. Black mangroves grow at slightly higher elevations with roots sticking up... More 

Thank bikingfarmer
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Very nice, short, shaded trail through a forest of all 4 types of mangroves (red, black, white and buttonwood) then ends out by the water.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I almost bypassed this hike but it was amazing. I felt like I was seriously walking through a forest of Ents when the hike went through the mahogany forest right to the water. The views over the lake had birds flying, gathering and separating into various groups floating on the water. It was a short hike on a boardwalk that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to relax. Very quiet. The water is murky, but still. Lots of birds, herons and such. We saw a few fish too. We did not take out a boat or kayak, we just walked the perimeter some.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Seeing this area carved out on the map from development caused me to take a closer look before our vacation. Saw some geocaches and place to rent yaks and SUPs. Wind was strong there till the day I left, but I went in and rented a yak. I've never paddled a place like this and wish I had had more... More 

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Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

It was nice. Great if you want to just sit in shade or rent a canoe which hopefully we can do next time. We wanted to explore but it was so hot and even though it seemed big on the map maybe we just didnt understand but it seemed sort of small in person. Who knows we were hot and... More 

Thank lissa2323
Malta, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We visited the park at the end of May. We rented kayaks and paddle boards, each were $14 per hour. We paddle boarded for a few minutes and then switched to kayaks when we realized that we weren't that good at it LOL. The kayaking was really nice. There are easy trails thru the mangroves that come out to the... More 

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