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This 7,271 acre state park lies partly within the great mangrove swamp of southern Florida, one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. A wide variety of wildlife, including several imperiled species, inhabits this unusual blend of temperate...more
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The canoe was 3 hours and not difficult in the shade of the mangroves. The volunteers were knowledgeable and had plenty of experience with small groups. The information have plenty of detail about the Everglades and development of the area. The charge for the outing...More
Stayed one night at Collier-Seminole State Park just south of Naples, Florida ... this park gains 5-stars for the beauty and things to do ... kayaking, great hiking ... but the RV sites are really packed in and tight, so we downgraded to 4 stars...More
We camped at the campground at the State Park, and spent the morning on a guided canoe trip down the Black River. We had a wonderful time. The campground here is very nice, and the canoe trip was outstanding. It is a non-profit event that...More
Very nice state park. We hiked the gated section in the mangrove area. Very different from what we are use too. the park ranger was very friendly and helpful explaining the area trails. edge of the everglades.
We spent 5 days camping with our family, found the camp sites to be clean and well maintained. Staff was very friendly, camp hosts were very helpful, facilities were clean snd well stocked. Were there mosquitoes....... yes your camping in a mangrove swamp were they...More
So much to offer if you can spend the time. We found a trail/walkway thru the mangrove, palm forest, swamp! It was a 45 minute walk mostly on an elevated boardwalk with signs explaining what you were seeing. The camp ground was quiet and clean...More
We paid $5.00 for absolutely nothing. Waste of my $$!! For a state park this was disappointing! Literally took less than 10 to drive through and only had 1 trail to hike and the other trails were on the outside of the park. Don’t waste...More
Lots of mosquitoes and unrepaired damage from the last hurricane leaves this park low on my list to want to revisit. I thought the dredge and octogon house were interesting. The camp site was easy to get in and out of and kept clean. I...More
This park is in a great location only a couple of hours away from Fort Lauderdale/Miami area and close to the Everglades and all the activities nearby.
This is a great day trip for singles couples and families. It is also a great campground.