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“Talk About A View” 5 of 5 stars
Review of West Lake

West Lake
25. 212862, -80. 823884, (1200 Sheridan St. Hollywood), Everglades National Park, FL
954 926-2410
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Owner description: Scenic area filled with mangrove trees.
Lexington, Kentucky
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Talk About A View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The West Lake trail is simple but, really worth your while. The water in the background makes for great photos for both yourself and the birds that flourish.

Visited May 2014
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Huntington Beach, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
40 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Mangroves and Mosquitoes...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

OK I had this trail on my 'must-see' list of ENP but we got there close to 5 pm and maybe that was why the normal 1/2 hr walk turn into a 15 minutes jog/ run the get away from the mosquitoes !

it started out right and calm..thee was only 1 other car park in the lot - essentially we had the trail to our selves...quiet among the mangroves and on an elevated walkway/path and yes we came out onto a huge lake...and saw some very large anhingas ? on the path...

but upon my return I got 10+ mosquitoes bites!!! on my legs and a few on my body - while my husband got none..

Visited April 2014
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Mangrove roots”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Better view of mangrove root systems than from other trails. Boardwalk loop trail can be walked quickly. Less about wildlife than other areas, though vultures only reluctantly cleared from their trailside perches ahead of me as I got closer to the lake.

Visited March 2014
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Wilmington, Delaware
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11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“From mangroves to the lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This 0.4 mile boardwalk trail starts you out through a mangrove forest and works it's way out to the lake. The boardwalk actually goes out over the water. You encounter all three types of mangroves on the walk (white, black and red). Lovely and serene.

Visited March 2013
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Hollywood, Florida
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41 attraction reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“A beautiful nature walk and excellent animal exhibit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

This small park is extremely clean and well cared for. The walk to west lake is beautiful and very peaceful. The indoor exhibit has plenty of information on local animals. 5 stars.

Visited March 2013
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