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“Huge Gumbo Limbo Trees, Tillandsias bromeliads, and orchids .”
Review of Gumbo Limbo Trail

Gumbo Limbo Trail
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Owner description: Half-mile hiking trail through scenic areas.
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We really enjoyed this short walk, but wear your bug repellent! Terrific and really huge Gumbo Limbo Trees as well as Tillandsias bromeliads and orchids. Easy walking.

Thank JoLeslie
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

the trail offers a gentle walk into old Florida. it is easy to forget the world and be engulfed by Nature. as you walk you can see the different affects hurricanes and time have on the trees and vegetation. there is an infinite variety of small creatures that pop out and show you their beauty.

1  Thank Mayra L
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Located right next to the Anhinga trail it is a delightful .4 mile contrast to the Slough boardwalk. I would suggest the Slough first as it includes the gators, and then moving to the Gumbo Limbo as it offers cover from the sun, which would be needed during the hotter months. I came just as the wet season was beginning, but I can imagine that the bugs certainly start to envelope the shaded regions as you enter the wet summer months. The contrast in topography is just a few feet, but the difference in ecosystems is stark transitioning away from the sawgrasses and willows to palms and gumbo limbos. Great way to teach kids about how minor variations can make big differences in ecology. Short hike, worth the time, especially as an add on to Anhinga.

2  Thank ILikeCheckingBags
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

This short trail near Anhinga in the Royal Palm area was pleasant under the trees and foilage. I didn't see a lot of wildlife, but there were some tropical sites throughout the trail. Also one resident Alligator, keeping an eye on things.

Thank bilewis
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

After the Anhinga Trail, the Gumbo Limbo trail failed to impress. Maybe it's interesting for people who love trees.

It was nice and shady, so you won't get too hot walking the trail. It's actually a paved path!! It's good for older people since it's not too long.

Thank pinkilili
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