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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

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Address: 375 Sanctuary Road West, Naples, FL 34120
Phone Number: 239-348-9151
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife, Getting married, Hiking
Description: This 11,000-acre wetland preserve contains a diversity of wildlife...
This 11,000-acre wetland preserve contains a diversity of wildlife, including birds, alligators, whitetail deer and Florida black bears.
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Sights and even more sounds of natural Florida

This is one for the ecologist and botanist more than the animal lover. A gentle meandering boardwalk through swamp habitats of various types. The soundscape was amazing birds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is one for the ecologist and botanist more than the animal lover. A gentle meandering boardwalk through swamp habitats of various types. The soundscape was amazing birds, insects and pig frogs bellows. Yes go early, yes use mosquito spray. Read the boards, enjoy the trees. No gators but did see a little armadillo

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

See Florida in its natural state. As it should be. Beautiful walk through the swamp on a boardwalk. You can see everything. Walk slowly, listen carefully and you'll be amazed at the wildlife you can see.

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Senoia, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our stroll along the boardwalk and took a few hours to do the 2.5 mile loop since we kept stopping to look for wildlife. We saw 2 gators, lots of lizards, woodpeckers, and other birds. There are benches and covered pavillions along the boardwalk. We were also able to rent binoculars from the visitor's center for a few... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not very impressed . We were eaten alive by mosquitoes , There was nothing to really look at , possibly not a summer type event to do. We were in and out in 15 min so many bugs . I dont recommend doing this in the summer , fall would be a better time to go

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was a fun way to see different species of trees. Great for nature lovers and photography. Wear comfortable shoes and go when its cool. Its about a 2.5 Mile walk.

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A little far out for some but worth the drive. It is a beautiful walk on a boardwalk. If you are lucky you will see some wildlife. It's a peaceful place to go and the kids can't fall in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What to do when you're on vacation and it's raining outside?? Go to to the swamp, of course! Just make sure to wear shoes; the wood bridge trail can be a bit slippery when wet. Guaranteed to spot some exotic wildlife!

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Ocala, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is great for a nice long nature walk or a picture taking session. The boardwalk is well made and safe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place has a great welcoming indoor exhibit and a splendid gift shop. Once outdoors there is no telling what you will see. We have been several times and have seen gators galore, owls, Hawks, egrets, frogs, snakes, deer, raccoons, ducks, woodpeckers, etc. we see something great every time we go. The guides set up scopes when they spot something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We arrived at 09:30 with our teenagers. Wish we had been there at 7am as it was already warm and humid walking thru the sanctuary. The boardwalk offered many photo opportunities. We sighted an alligator, numerous huge butterflies, eagles, an owl, woodpeckers and many other birds and animals. A little spooky as you hear many sounds on the walk (... More 

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Address: 375 Sanctuary Road West, Naples, FL 34120
Phone Number: 239-348-9151
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples

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