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Anhinga Trail

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Wildlife abounds on this wheelchair-accessible trail through a sawgrass marsh.


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Features Birding · Wildlife

Family Friendly Kids will love viewing the abundant wildlife along this trail.

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Take this short, paved path from the Royal Palm Visitor Center out through a classic Everglades' sawgrass marsh to view abundant wildlife, including alligators, anhingas, turtles, egrets, herons, as well as numerous other bird species.

This trail is a real treat during the winter, when wildlife becomes more abundant in this area.

Needless to say, be sure to bring your camera along as you'll have plenty of opportunity for great wildlife photography!

Flora & Fauna

Alligators, anhingas, turtles, egrets, and herons can be seen in abundance along this trail.

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Everglades. with permission from danhester
Jun 16, 2016 near Florida…, FL
Sunset from Everglades National Park, Anhinga Trail.
Jun 17, 2016 near Florida…, FL
The boardwalk might be crowded with people, but the water and plants are teeming with even more wildlife.
Dec 8, 2016 near Florida…, FL
An alligator basking on the edge of the water off the Anhinga Trail.
Dec 8, 2016 near Florida…, FL
An Anhinga (bird) sunbathing on its namesake trail.
Dec 8, 2016 near Florida…, FL

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May 21, 2020
Summer Fitzgerald
Lots of gators
Mar 14, 2020
Matt Oleson
Feb 29, 2020
Olivia Koster
Alligators & crocs!
Jan 17, 2020
Carrie Ensrud
Dec 30, 2019
Erin Marasco
Oct 24, 2019
tamra sayler
Saw 2 alligators, many species of birds, fish and some turtles. Great for kids - ADA accessible.
Jul 13, 2019
Tom Reifenberg
Muggy and slightly overcast, not much wildlife aside from locusts (?). A few alligators kept it lively. Nice boardwalks and an easy walk.
May 11, 2019
Jon Bolwerk
What a great short trail! We were very close to the wildlife...alligators, birds, fish, and of course the beautiful grasshoppers.