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Address: Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
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+1 305-242-7700

Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.

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Nice and shady

The walk is still okay when it's really hot. It doesn't take long and it's paved. Nice with children, too.

Reviewed May 19, 2016
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

Nice short trail in the Royal Palm area. Completely shaded which is nice in the summer. Unfortunately that also means lots of Mosquitos. But what do you expect from the Everglades in June. This was the first place we saw an alligator in the Everglades, with the construction going on with the Anhinga trail the noise has kept the alligators... More 

Thank jeffrey w
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2016

The walk is still okay when it's really hot. It doesn't take long and it's paved. Nice with children, too.

Thank Beaver B
Pine Bluff, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016

This short trail was very interesting and has a variety of trees. The identification labels are extremely helpful for those of us from out of the area.

Thank Donna1 G
Scarborough, Maine
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125 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016

If you're already in the area doing the Anhinga trail, you should pop over to do this one as well. There were a good amount of insects, but we didn't see any wildlife. Nevertheless, it was an enjoyable walk and a nice contrast to the Anhinga.

Thank Lindsay D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is next to the Anhinga trail and in contrast, is a shady walk through the woods. The highlight for us was the mom owl feeding her baby at the head of the trail. If there is a ranger there, ask them to point them out to you. Saw some lizards on the trail and some birds in the trees.... More 

Thank lsquared68
Orange Park, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2016

If you already did the Anhinga Trail, you might as well do this since it's right beside it. It's a short shaded trail and if your intent is to see animals, just be prepared that you probably won't see any. It's a good recharge walk before you go to your next sight.

Thank Teck T
Deltona, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice little path to leisurely stroll through the woods. They have some plaques educating about the plant life. Didn't see any wildlife aside from Geckos. Peaceful and quiet trail.

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Good short walk. Saw some small lizards and owl. Did not experience any mosquitos. Pretty canopies. Only takes about fifteen minutes.

Thank Michael N
Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2016

This is a trail at Royal Palm which starts at the Anigha trail but heads in a different direction. Two great Eco systems just next to each other, amazing

Thank wkassotis
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016

This trail, honestly, was a little boring. BUT THEN...my husband, the wonderful observer he is, spotted an owl high in a tree. AND THEN, several other people were pointing at another tree and we saw the two babies! Two baby owls. The level of cuteness was off the charts...little white bundles of fluff that looked like they were wearing sun... More 

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