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Green Swamp

#3,626 of 5,692 things to do in Florida
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flooded in summer

i like going to the green swamp, but never tried it before in summer. my advice? don't! the... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Gary H
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Hallandale Beach, Florida
Nice wilderness area

I went during a time we have been having a LOT of rain so I brought boots since I figured it would... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
Janna64
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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Jul 4, 2018
“flooded in summer”
Sep 2, 2017
“Nice wilderness area”
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Located 20 miles north of Lakeland, Florida, this region covers 870 square miles containing hardwood forests, swamps, river floodplains and many species of wildlife.
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

i like going to the green swamp, but never tried it before in summer. my advice? don't! the place as flooded out. i had a lot of trouble entering and when i did, i got about 500 feet, realized the water was as high as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Gary H
Reviewed September 2, 2017

I went during a time we have been having a LOT of rain so I brought boots since I figured it would be wet. It was but still had a nice hike. I saw lots of wildflowers, butterflies, a little fawn, a water snake, gopher...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

No mosquitoes and low water levels make it a great dry-footed, winter hike. Just wear orange blaze during hunting dates and enjoy!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Ryan C
Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have had good hikes here. I am not sure if bikes are allowed but it could be a nice place to mountain bike. One aggravation is where the Florida Trail 'breaks' on the road, from one side to the other, so that there is...More

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank P G
Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

I love this swamp. It has all the critters you would expect - gators snakes wild boars bugs and birds. If your looking for a great swamo this is the one. Bring your boots and bug spray.

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