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Great little walking adventure

Off the beaten path but very accessible. A variety of different biomes and a nice little outlook on... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
marksX1751ER
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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Walk, Don't Ride!

Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the Maritime Hammock is like a... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
FrequentFlier781874
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Feb 3, 2019
“Great little walking adventure ”
Jan 20, 2019
“Walk, Don't Ride!”
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Off the beaten path but very accessible. A variety of different biomes and a nice little outlook on the river at the end of the path

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the Maritime Hammock is like a very quick trip to a dense jungle. It's a very cool hike mostly under dense foliage but with a couple of spots where the hammock opens up to small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Small but packed with birds, butterflies and flora. Its a stroll not a hike and about 1/2 under the canopy of trees. Very nice little diversion from the beach. I parked at Dennys.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Very nice, well worth the effort. Excellent trail with unique things to see along the way. Take a dip in the ocean afterwards across the street.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Make sure to wear lots of bug spray. 2.5 hike, 75% covered hiking. Very very green. Pretty flowers. Tiny parking right off A1A. Hidden gem!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gina D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I hike bck here all of the time so I often see many things others don't. It is a very short (although you can extend it) hikiing loop through a very beautiful hammock. Lots of natural jungle with swamp areas that house small gators.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this walk. Easy, moderate distance, several informative notices, a different environment. Only question is how nervous you get when you see signs about alligators 15 minutes into the walk. But you can turn around and go back to the car with a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

This trail is AWESOME! Nice and quiet with winding trails through the mangroves and natural Florida woods. Plenty of native plants, flowers and trees as well as a wide variety of wildlife! Definitely going back again!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tom W
Reviewed February 19, 2017

I walked a good 2.5 miles of trail in this park, around both ponds, along the lagoon, through the hammocks. I saw 4 people coming out in a group as I entered. No one else for the next hour and change. Is this place just...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank EdQuigley
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We tried a number of walking trails in the Melbourne area and this was by far the best. It offered options for shorter or longer walks and was very well marked. There were enough other folks walking the trails to make us feel safe but...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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