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This is a loop trail to two observation towers at Weedon Island Preserve.


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5' 1 m

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2' 1 m

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Family Friendly This trail is a short hike from the parking area on a well maintained boardwalk.

Visitors to the preserve must stay on sanctioned trails.

Description

Enjoy a half mile hike on an elevated boardwalk through mangroves to an observation tower at Weedon Island Preserve.

Flora & Fauna

Mangrove swamp and palms define this area's flora. There's also a variety of birds including osprey, hero, ibis, and spoonbills, not to mention small crabs and lizards are visible on the boardwalk.

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Kevin Roberts

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Early morning view of lake on Tower Boardwalk Trail.
Dec 30, 2017 near Gandy, FL
This was once the waiting room of an airport.
Dec 30, 2017 near Gandy, FL

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Nov 16, 2018
Bonnie Kernan
hiked this one 0.4mi
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