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Address: Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
Phone Number: 305-242-7700
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.

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Mosquito paradise

The trail is relatively short and is a loop through a forest area. The first 5 min were lots of fun, and then the bugs started biting. The were also lots of cobwebs and we ended... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Lillestrom, Norway

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Lillestrom, Norway
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The trail is relatively short and is a loop through a forest area. The first 5 min were lots of fun, and then the bugs started biting. The were also lots of cobwebs and we ended up speed walking the last part and taking turns being first on the trail. I would settle for walking 5 min in and then... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nothing special on this trail. Lots of trees and humidity. They have the trees labeled so you can learn the names but not much else. Would have been nice to have some sort of explanation regarding the trees, especially the gumbo limbo. Worth doing while you're there but don't have high expectations. Especially if you've just come from the Ahinga... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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46 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Short walking trail. We didnt see anything interesting. Wear bug spray. Muggy and humid. Could be muddy if there has been rain. By Ahinga Trail.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were warned for musquitos, but that was no problem at all. Trail itself is short and not very interesting. For experienced hikers it's quite boring, I guess. Only if you are really interested in flowers and trees we can recommand this trail.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Nothing special about this trail, just a nice little walk through the woods. It was paved which is a plus. My 7 year old and especially my 3 year old really seemed to love this one.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

It was a nice stroll through the woods to do after you visit the Anhinga Trail. This path is your regular nature path on dirt. Watch where you step, so you do not trip.

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Elkins Park, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Gumbo Limbo tree's vascular system is close to its surface so it is cool to the touch - about 10 degrees cooler than the air. On a hot day you can put your forehead against the trunk and cool off a bit. The loop trail is thick with vegetation, shady and beautiful. you'll also see a lot of little... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Lovely walk through the quiet forest ( nobody else on the trail ) so really tranquil visit. It seems as though everyone walks the Anhinga and misses this one out. No sign of any wildlife but lots of strange noises certainly indicated there was indeed loads hiding.

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

After the wonderful Anhinga Trail, this trail was just OK. I had never seen a Gumbo Limbo tree before and wonder how it was ever used to make the original gumbo stews.

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Very different from the Ahinga, shady, cooler and quieter. A peaceful, short walk alone with nature.

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