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Anhinga Trail

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Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL 33034
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Meet an alligator

I am from middle europe so I can't meet an alligator here, but on this place, unbelievable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic views of Wildlife

My family night did this guided walk to explote nature and Wildlife in the park. It was was very... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Michael M
Bonn, Germany
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A half-mile boardwalk along a man-made canal with striking views.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Royal Palm Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL 33034
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am from middle europe so I can't meet an alligator here, but on this place, unbelievable experience. 50 meters from parking we met first one about 1,5 meters long and it was at your fingertips so we continue a tour. When we were coming...More

Thank Dom_Lock
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My family night did this guided walk to explote nature and Wildlife in the park. It was was very pleasant and the highlight of our visits to the Everglades National Park

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great boardwalk over the swamp and found 2 gators for viewing. Unfortunately the welcome center was looking a bit run down, and there was really nothing for snacking on. Would be great if one of the rangers could have been out on the boardwalk talking...More

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have been there several times. This time we visited in July and we came well prepared with water, sunscreen and bugspray. With us we had a first time visitor and we had tried to prepare him for the fact that we might not see...More

1  Thank Vesth-Hansen
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Everglades National Park was super easy to get to (from Miami Beach) and access, and it was also really simple to get to the Anhinga trail once in the park. It took around an hour to slowly walk round, whilst stopping frequently to take...More

2  Thank Liam H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I liked this trail. It was not very long, but none of them really are. It is a great place to just wander, observe and relax, and entertaining watching the alligators, turtles, lizards, crickets and fish all of which we saw when visiting. It's very...More

1  Thank Martine K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I thought that since the park was so huge, that it would be hard to navigate. It is not. The park is very traveler friendly. You WILL see alligators while walking the Anhinga Trail. We saw 3 on a very hot day when they are...More

2  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Having the Everglades so close to our home is a real treat. Took the grown kids out to the park and the Anhinga Nature Trail. Great place to catch a glimpse of Florida wildlife, including all sorts of birds and alligators. Go during the dry...More

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

very nice walk, rangers on trail to explain things. Entertained by turtle laying eggs and crows digging up the eggs afterward. I also saw many alligators and the scenery was gorgeous.

Thank BeRealMar
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little gem.... one larger trail.. blacktop and then nice Boardwalk very pleasant Breeze when we were there so it was not too hot on the boardwalk there's plenty of lily pads looks like a setting that Monet may have painted. The other Trail was...More

Thank gatorsos
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Janet D
27 January 2017|
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Response from lizlesliephotos | Reviewed this property |
The Alligators are basking in the sun on sunny days. Overall best time to visit is February during the dry season.
29 October 2016|
Response from mellywoodcock | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! The construction is complete. My hubby was out there the other day and he took a bunch of photographs and he shared them with me this morning. The improvements are awesome! The photographs are on hubby's... More