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Snake Bight

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Trail open but not maintained

Due to the destruction of the habitat for a plant which is only globally found in a few places in... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
bikingfarmer
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Holland, Michigan
Love the name

I would suggest visiting this part of the park during a cooler time of the year. There's... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2015
kencatron
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Area to canoe and view the plant and animal life.
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

we visited in December. were determined to walk to the end of the trail. But oh boy, there were so many mosquitos. I was almost running, still got bitten. I can't give low rating because the mosquitos are the way nature is. Next time be...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Went to Everglades National Park with my friends this weekend to go on the canoe trip to Snake Bight! Absolutely AMAZING! We saw hundreds of birds, shorebirds, American white pelicans, and even WILD Flamingo's! Dolphins, Crocodiles, Manatees, and fish! Canoeing through beautiful Mangroves and listening...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank nickiduca
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We had little problem with mosquitoes while in the everglades except for this trail. A 2-minute shower preceded our visit and must have somehow made the zillion mosquitoes emerge. We had spray and netting and it was still miserable. I turned back early with my...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank SCDad
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Due to the destruction of the habitat for a plant which is only globally found in a few places in the Keys and the Everglades, the park service has discontinued clearing this trail. Still passable this 3 mile round trip hike takes one out to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We prepared for this trail and sprayed with bug spray before entering. The mosquitoes must be becoming immune to the spray. We did half the trail and they just got worse & worse the deeper we got. If you have a bike I think this...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Lori H
Reviewed February 13, 2016

A great place to fish take photos canoe chill out take an air / boat ride birds fish animals reptiles all in there own natural environment a great safe family day out take a packed lunch and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Wesley N
Reviewed June 26, 2015

I would suggest visiting this part of the park during a cooler time of the year. There's absolutely no way to survive with the bugs and mosquitos. It honestly doesn't look that impressive anyway and it's not worth the torture.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank kencatron
Reviewed May 19, 2015

As well as other reviewers, I only walked one minute, before running back to the car, due to mosquitoes. What's incredible to me is, only my face and arms were not covered by clothes; and I had abundantly sprayed them with 50% DEET. No way:...More

Date of experience: May 2015
6  Thank Sergiob703
Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

The bugs were excited that we decided to walk the trail. They did not have to go far for lunch! We were not afraid, we were birdwatching, on the hunt for the Mangrove Cuckoo, no luck! But we did get catbird, Cardinal, common yellow throat...More

1  Thank Lydia S
Reviewed March 12, 2015

This trail was too buggy to walk on. We started and turned around almost immediately and headed back. The ranger also admitted to me there really isn't much to see at the end of the trail

Date of experience: February 2015
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