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Loop Road, Big Cypress National Preserve

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Worth the long detour

We really enjoyed the detour on Loop Road. It took us maybe 1h more but for sure worth it. On... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lucerne, Switzerland
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Very nice adventure! The loop road is full of great nature, birds, turtles, aligators and other... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Lodz, Poland
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Loop Road, Inside Big Cypress National Preserve, Miami, FL 34141
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the detour on Loop Road. It took us maybe 1h more but for sure worth it. On parts if the trip we were completely alone. The only sounds from the many animals around. Really impressive nature away from the noisy airboats and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank SteveGoldgap
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Very nice adventure! The loop road is full of great nature, birds, turtles, aligators and other wildlife. You can make some stops to take pictures and feel the nature

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Film gave excellent overview of the reserve and how it is connected to the Everglades national park. Walk outside and you will see a walking bridge where you can see a narrow waterway. We saw an alligator swimming and then resting. Saw birds, etc. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank May S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I've been there a few times and have to say I'm always pretty impressed: this is not a typical family visit like those to touristic parks with guides and gated animals, it's wild and real. You see gators diving, swimming and walking all over the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mattiac997
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a 24-mile (or so) drive through some great scenery in the National Preserve. It's mostly a gravel road, but as long as you're ok with that, there are some terrific things to see. We were mostly looking at the mangrove swamp, but there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank HarmonyW22
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We drove all the way out to the loop road - 53 miles and over an hour - but all it is is....a road. While there was vegetation on both sides we saw no wildlife. The nearest we got was a sign which said look...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RoyalSilk
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Been going here for years, camped many nights on the loop. The old road has a lot of history dating back to prohibition and mob. The Eastern portion of the road is now homes owned by Indians, beyond that it's a drive through nature all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ustelephone
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We drove the Loop road today west to east... saw dozens of alligators, some turtles and hundreds of herons, ibis, turkey vultures and other beautiful birds. Unsealed road in very good condition and virtually no other cars... we drove along at 12-17 mph and that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank jennyb001
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Located a short way from the Oasis Visitor center of Big Cypress Preserve, this is a must see 24 mile loop drive thru the Preserve. You will see tons of exotic birds and of course alligators. On the day I went on a morning drive...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Skeets37
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I visited several times Everglades National Parc. Nothing to say : clean, safe, well equipped, well explained... but his loop road brings you really into the WILD. When the sun is hot, the is at least one alligator lying on the shoulder at each bridge,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Krutferduda
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