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Address: Main Park Road, Everglades National Park, FL
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Boardwalk trail through the "watery grass".

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Nice Trail

We walked this trail in early evening and enjoyed it. Beware the mosquitos are quite fierce. Very Beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
DiverM
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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is short, but sweet. You get to see the glades for miles. There is a viewing deck that is elevated to get a good view. There is also a flat deck that lets you see the prairie from a closer view. This trail only took about 15 minutes.

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Thank Darcie M
Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here but didn't see any wildlife on the boardwalk except for one egret. It was more scenic driving along the road to the center to see egrets and herons in the cypress trees. Might be more birds there during other times, so will stop again next time we go through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Among all other places in this park, this place is one of my favorites. Very nice to walk and see the view. Good place to enjoy.

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Thank shaozhe t
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a short walk but has a nice overlook of the slough, or sea of grass. Many lizards and birds and you get an overlook from higher up of the slough then get to walk right over it. It is a boardwalk and handicapped accessible on one approach to the overlook.

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked this trail in early evening and enjoyed it. Beware the mosquitos are quite fierce. Very Beautiful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This boardwalk goes out into a freshwater marl prairie. Early mornings are best; nice light at sunrise and not many people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here based on the recommendation of the visitor center and it was well worth the stop. So beautiful and vast. Bring insect repellent though.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a short trail over a boardwalk, with an observation tower in the middle. From there you have a nice view out over a large grassy plain scene, as well as a clump of cypress trees. Not much in the way of wildlife here on our visit, but a stunning example of one of the other gorgeous types of... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great little hike but kind of short. There are some great views and wildlife. The walkways take you above the swamp and allow you to appreciate nature without being lost to it.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had never been to this spot before, so we pulled over on our way to Flamingo. There is a nice boardwalk trail which leads to an observation tower and a beautiful expansive view of the River of Grass. Unfortunately we did not see much wildlife, but they may have gone for cover with the blazing sun alternating with pouring... More 

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