Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area Guide Book

by Roger L. Hammer (Falcon Guides)
Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area  by Roger L. Hammer

248pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781493011872

This is the ultimate guide to discovering the vast "River of Grass" ecoregion of the southern Florida mainland. Packed with photographs, maps, and informative text, this guide will help outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the landscape and varied flora and fauna of this watershed whether they have a day to spend in the effort or a lifetime. This edition includes new routes in Biscayne National Park. Whether traveling by canoe or by foot, this guide will enhance the next journey into the remarkable Everglades.

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Trails from the "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area" Guide Book
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... Preview: The trailhead is located next to the visitor center. This is one of the most popular trails in all of Everglades National Park, so bring your camera, binoculars, and field guides. This is is also wher ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.75
... Preview: If you are looking for out-of-the-way adventure, consider the Bear Island Unit of the Big Cypress National Preserve for hiking, biking, and primitive camping. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Ochopee, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: The official opening of the Bird Rookery Swamp Trail by the South Florida Water Management District was in July 2011. It remains practically unknown except for some birding and hiking groups but is de ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Naples, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Hike on a color-coded loop trail through cattle land, prairies, mesic pine flatwoods, and depression marshes. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Bonita Springs, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Hike through coastal mangroves and salt-marsh vegetation to Snake Bight. Biking is allowed but parts of the trail can be muddy, slippery, and tough to traverse on a bicycle. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Everglades National Park, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Hike or backpack on a trail through salt marsh and mangrove habitat along the edge of Florida Bay. This trail offers a scenic view of coastal mangrove forests, extensive salt marshes, and Florida Bay ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: Hike or backpack along a blazed trail through mixed-hardwood swamp, cypress strand, and other scenic habitats, with the option to camp at a primitive campsite. A portion of this trail leads through a ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Goodland, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: Hike or bike along an elevated loop trail through pine flatwoods and freshwater marsh habitat. This is a nice trail to hike or bike while viewing birds and other wildlife, as well as native flowering ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Goodland, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Paddle across open water of Biscayne Bay with the option of tent camping on Elliott Key. For serious paddlers looking for adventure, this can be a very rewarding trip combined with a good bit of exerc ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: Paddle over sea-grass beds along the mangrove shoreline of Biscayne Bay with opportunities for bird watching, fishing, swimming, and snorkeling. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: Paddle over shallow sea-grass beds in Biscayne Bay with opportunities for bird watching, fishing, swimming, and snorkeling. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: Canoe or kayak across open water and through mangrove-lined creeks. There are scenic views of the Everglades backcountry, narrow mangrove-lined creeks, and the opportunity for excellent bird watching ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Walk along an elevated boardwalk and view an abundance of birdlife, along with other wildlife, in their natural habitat. This elevated boardwalk offers extraordinary scenic views of what wild Florida ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Bonita Springs, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: The CREW Marsh Hiking Trails are a well-kept secret so enjoy the peace and solitude. This is a nice sandy trail to hike while viewing birds and other wildlife, as well as native flowering plants. Ther ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Bonita Springs, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The color-coded trail system allows visitors to choose the length of their hikes or biking adventures. If you are hiking, take your time because there will be a lot to see along these trails, especial ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Estero, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This is one of the most picturesque preserves in Florida, although there are those who may find it hard to envision a swamp as being picturesque. Few people get to see the deep and foreboding interi ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Copeland, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Walk along a loop trail that circles Eco Pond. This is one of the most popular birding locations in Everglades National Park. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Everglades National Park, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: Paddle along a marked trail to backcountry campsites. The Everglades Wilderness Waterway is real wild Florida and is by far my favorite paddling route in the Everglades. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Flamingo, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 99
... Preview: Paddle across the shallow open water (close to shore) of northern Florida Bay from Flamingo to Cape Sable. Although this is not a designated “trail” because it crosses open water, Cape Sable is a pop ... From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Homestead, FL - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: Open-water paddling along Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and then paddling along tidal rivers and across open bays of the backcountry. From the guidebook "Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area"
Everglades National Park, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 85