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Address: Ernest Coe Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
Phone Number: 3052427700
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Area of dense jungle-like plant life.

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Short walk lots of scenery

We stopped at the Mahogany Hammock area and walked the boardwalk all the way around. Read all of the signs and really enjoyed the walk. It was a nice change to be shaded most of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
jeffrey w
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't go wrong here. A nice little shady walk -- use mosquito repellent during the warm months. Regardless of mosquitoes, I still give this an excellent rating because the natural beauty can't be topped - there are areas that are just as beautiful, however.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Mahogany Hammock area and walked the boardwalk all the way around. Read all of the signs and really enjoyed the walk. It was a nice change to be shaded most of the way although this time of year there were a few mosquitos. This is a great walk for anyone and can be done in a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

see the water, swamp and forest and get to know some trees and and see animals, an impressive outset for a couple of steps.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a boardwalk through dense trees, with the opportunity to see wildlife from the Everglades. A nice change from walking in the open sun.

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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

If you only have one day to visit the Everglades, I would hit the bigger trails (Anhinga and Sharks Valley). If the purpose of your trip is to see alligators in the wild, this trail is probably not the trail / boardwalk to see them in (we didn't see any). It is similar to the other boardwalks (if you don't... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Located just off the main road to the Flamingo Visitors Center, this site is an easy walk over the tallgrass swamp and through a mahogany forest. It is all raised boardwalk, no issues for those with trouble hiking though there are a few stairs.

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Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Amazing the different Eco systems present in the Everglades. This is more like a jungle than the prairie like swamps in the glades.

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Karlsruhe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A nice short boardwalk through trees and bushes with lovely views at the beginning and end over the swamp areas! You can also just walk the first 100ms for overlooking the swamp areas.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to see what a mahogany tree looked like so walked this trail. There is a very large one with a sign nearby. It's a nice walk about 0.5 mile long.

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Photographers paradise, what great way to discover the everglades come and see real wildlife in real habitats visit every year for the last 25 years never get fed up with this wonderful place.

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