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Snake Bight

Flamingo, Everglades National Park, FL 33034
(239) 695-2945
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Snake Bight Canoe Trip Amazing!!!!

Went to Everglades National Park with my friends this weekend to go on the canoe trip to Snake... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
nickiduca
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Boynton Beach, Florida
via mobile
1,000,000,000 Mosquitoes

We had little problem with mosquitoes while in the everglades except for this trail. A 2-minute... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
SCDad
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Clemson, South Carolina
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Area to canoe and view the plant and animal life.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible11%
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“shore birds” (2 reviews)
“florida bay” (2 reviews)
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Flamingo, Everglades National Park, FL 33034
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Everglades National Park with my friends this weekend to go on the canoe trip to Snake Bight! Absolutely AMAZING! We saw hundreds of birds, shorebirds, American white pelicans, and even WILD Flamingo's! Dolphins, Crocodiles, Manatees, and fish! Canoeing through beautiful Mangroves and listening...More

Thank nickiduca
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had little problem with mosquitoes while in the everglades except for this trail. A 2-minute shower preceded our visit and must have somehow made the zillion mosquitoes emerge. We had spray and netting and it was still miserable. I turned back early with my...More

Thank SCDad
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Due to the destruction of the habitat for a plant which is only globally found in a few places in the Keys and the Everglades, the park service has discontinued clearing this trail. Still passable this 3 mile round trip hike takes one out to...More

Thank bikingfarmer
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We prepared for this trail and sprayed with bug spray before entering. The mosquitoes must be becoming immune to the spray. We did half the trail and they just got worse & worse the deeper we got. If you have a bike I think this...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 13 February 2016

A great place to fish take photos canoe chill out take an air / boat ride birds fish animals reptiles all in there own natural environment a great safe family day out take a packed lunch and enjoy.

1  Thank Wesley N
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I would suggest visiting this part of the park during a cooler time of the year. There's absolutely no way to survive with the bugs and mosquitos. It honestly doesn't look that impressive anyway and it's not worth the torture.

Thank kencatron
Reviewed 19 May 2015

As well as other reviewers, I only walked one minute, before running back to the car, due to mosquitoes. What's incredible to me is, only my face and arms were not covered by clothes; and I had abundantly sprayed them with 50% DEET. No way:...More

4  Thank Sergio b
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

The bugs were excited that we decided to walk the trail. They did not have to go far for lunch! We were not afraid, we were birdwatching, on the hunt for the Mangrove Cuckoo, no luck! But we did get catbird, Cardinal, common yellow throat...More

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This trail was too buggy to walk on. We started and turned around almost immediately and headed back. The ranger also admitted to me there really isn't much to see at the end of the trail

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 5 March 2015

If you're going to check out this part of the park, take a boat. My wife and I tried walking the trail and didn't last 20 minutes before we turned back. The mosquitoes are vicious! The 20 minutes we did walk our arms were constantly...More

2  Thank Greg B
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