Trails

Almost 50 miles of walking, biking, and paddling trails exist at the refuge. Visitors will be sharing multi-use trails with hikers, bicyclists, horseback riders, vehicles, and pet walkers. Please be respectful when approaching other trail users.

Pet walking is only allowed on the perimeter levee, accessible from any boat ramp parking lot. 

Everglades Canoe Interpretive Trail

Trail Length (mi)
5.54
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Levee Canal Trail

Trail Length (mi)
57.84
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Boardwalk to Photoblind C-8

Trail Length (mi)
0.02
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East Side Unit C Impoundment Trail

Trail Length (mi)
6.36
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Parking Lot Connector Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.05
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Perimeter Levee Trail

Trail Length (mi)
36.32
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Cypress Swamp Boardwalk

Trail Head: Visitor CenterTrail Users: Pedestrians only; ADA AccessibleSpecial Features: Take a stroll along an elevated boardwalk in a cypress swamp to see what Florida’s habitats used to look like many years ago. The cypress swamp acts like nature’s sponge by catching and slowly filtering rainwater on its way south. Depending on the time of year, visitors may see or hear owls, pig frogs, pileated woodpeckers, raccoons, wading birds, river otters, or even an occasional alligator.Length: 0.4 milesSurface: Elevated wooden boardwalk
Trail Length (mi)
0.36
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
30 Minutes
Route Type
Loop
Suitability
Kid friendly
Wheelchair friendly
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A/B Impoundment Trail

Trail Length (mi)
3.62
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Arthur R. Marshall Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.11
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Marsh Trail

Trail Head: Visitor CenterTrail Users: Pedestrians only; ADA AccessibleSpecial Features: Take a stroll along an elevated boardwalk in a cypress swamp to see what Florida’s habitats used to look like many years ago. The cypress swamp acts like nature’s sponge by catching and slowly filtering rainwater on its way south. Depending on the time of year, visitors may see or hear owls, pig frogs, pileated woodpeckers, raccoons, wading birds, river otters, or even an occasional alligator.Length: 0.4 milesSurface: Elevated wooden boardwalk
Trail Length (mi)
0.90
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
45 Minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Fishing
Suitability
Kid friendly
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20 Mile Bend Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.20
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