Sunset Point Overlook Trail
ElevationAscent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 6' 2 m
Low: 3' 1 m
GradeAvg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 1% (0°)
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“This short trail takes visitors along Back Bay and through the marsh.”— Erica Ryder
You can also take a connector trail to reach the Reese F. Lukei, Jr. Raptor Trail (formerly known as the Bay Trail) for a longer stroll through the marsh. You'll find this connector between the Sunset Overlook Platform and the split in the trail, on the marsh side of the loop.
Wildlife you may see varies throughout the year. In the winter ducks, geese and swans are often seen on the bay. In the warmer months yellow-bellied slider turtles, several different snakes (including Eastern cottonmouth, Eastern ribbon, rainbow and Eastern ratsnakes), bullfrogs, green frogs, green tree frogs, great blue herons, great egrets and song birds may be seen in and around the marsh.
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