Florida September 08, 2019
Hike The Zig Zag Boardwalk Through Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary In Florida
Nothing immerses you in nature quite like an opportunity to hike in Florida. Florida has all different types of natural landscapes to hike through—from the
4-mile Bulow Woods Loop to this hike through the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. We recommend bringing a camera along with your hiking boots for this one—the wildlife you’ll see along this trail will be truly photo-worthy.
Journey into the heart of the Everglades with a visit through Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Florida.
Located around 30 minutes east of Naples, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of wildlife—from the hundreds of alligators, otters, turtles and deer…
…to the wading birds, the Painted Bunting, songbirds and more.
Visitors to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary can wander along the famous zig-zag boardwalk for a 2.5-mile trek through flatwoods, marshlands, and wet prairies.
It’s also worth mentioning that this little slice of natural paradise is home to the largest old growth Bald Cypress forest in North America.
Walking through the pine flatwoods, you’ll find a quiet, pristine wilderness featuring photo opportunities at every turn.
You never know what type of flower will be in bloom when you visit, or what creature will come out to say hello.
Come visit Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and learn about how this land became protected decades ago in order to preserve the wading birds and the cypress forest.
Plus you’ll be able to enjoy hours of wandering through nature along this boardwalk hiking trail in Florida.
Address: 375 Sanctuary Road, Naples, Florida 34120
Hours of Operation: Open year-round from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
To learn more about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, visit the
website or Facebook Page. Have you ever been to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary before? Share with us what you saw in the comments section!