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Address: 1200 Sheridan Street, In Everglades National Park, 30 miles south of entrance, Everglades National Park, FL 33034
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Scenic area filled with mangrove trees.

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Walking through Mangroves

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Megan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Malta, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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Maldon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a short walk to the lake. the best part is the walk through the mangroves where you can see the different ecological areas and it is great for photos of roots in many different sizes and shapes.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

We rented kayaks in West Lake Park in Hollywood. It was easy to get there. Lots of free parking. My husband is a big fellow, and he loved the kayaks. They had good back support, for top of the water kind of kayaks. The facilities are clean and I like that you put in from a sandy beach area, with... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

A nice, safe place to walk through the mangrove. You're on a raised walkway above the mangrove. We didn't see any wildlife here, especially this year. In case you haven't heard, this has been a very poor year for seeing wildlife in the Everglades due to the high water. It's very wet in the Everglades so the wildlife tends to... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This site is a pleasant stop to view the lake and to walk the trail. Birds were not plentiful here during our visit, but that was true of most of the park this time, due to high water.

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