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Sweetwater Wetlands Park

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 3.5 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A local park rife with wildlife!


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3.2

Miles

5.1

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Loop

79' 24 m

High

63' 19 m

Low

18' 6 m

Up

21' 6 m

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Overview

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is a wildlife-lover's dream. With an abundance of creatures roaming about in the area, you're bound to see an alligator peek its ahead above the water's surface, a beautiful colored bird flutter to a nearby perch, or even a butterfly when in season. Thanks to its wide, gently graded gravel tread, you can look around and enjoy your beautiful surroundings without needing to look down and navigate a tricky technical surface. All in all, Sweetwater Wetlands Park is a lovely place for those young and old to come out and soak up a bit of Florida nature.

Description

From the parking area, this hike simply loops around the park's easy-to-navigate trails alongside the water.

History & Background

This area was built as part of ongoing efforts to control local water.

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Alligators enjoy basking in the sun along the trail.
Apr 24, 2017 near Gainesv…, FL
Boardwalk section along the Sweetwater Boardwalk Loop.
Apr 24, 2017 near Gainesv…, FL
Limenitis archippus
Jan 23, 2020 near Gainesv…, FL

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