The Park is not open to vehicular traffic. The most popular activities are bird-watching, nature photography, jogging and bicycling. Nature enthusiasts will be greeted by 1,650 acres of hardwood hammocks, marshes and lakes. There are over 20 miles of roads and woodland trails crisscrossing the Park. Dogs are not permitted at the Orlando Wetlands Park.

25 days ago

Only got to spend 45 Minutes here. It’s a birding paradise

One of my most favorite places to hike around here. During the summer it gets flooded FYI.

This place is amazing!! One of the best trails in central Florida. Guaranteed gator sightings!!

So much fun with my main squeeze ❤️ had lots of fun walking this.

Unique park and trail with lots of birds and wildlife. There's a tall hill, the "overlook" that gives a neat 360 view. On a hot day this trail is more enjoyable biked in my opinion. Theres a water bottle filling station and a water fountain at the trail head by the parking lot.

Lots of wildlife here including spoon bills and gators. It gets very hot with little shade, so go early with plenty of water and a hat or umbrella.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Beautiful park! It is all out in the open though, so be sure to wear sunscreen. I spent 4 hours walking around out there yesterday and loved it. Will definitely be back. Beautiful views and lots of wildlife.

mountain biking
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Excellent trails for biking & walking. A favorite in all of central FL with. plenty of pics to be taken.

mountain biking
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NO LONGER CLOSED Nov to January - this changed in 2016.

What an amazing park! We biked the roads (berms around the ponds), on our hybrid bikes, the northwest corner is the most difficult to bike with some overgrown roads. Its also the least scenic, so just stick with the main loop and be amazed. We were there in June and the number of birds were amazing. Cant wait to go back in winter when all the migrants are down.

Take lots of water as there is little shade

Make sure you go to the Overlook - a large dirt mound and from the top you can see 360 view of the park. What a gem of a park.

road biking
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Lots of gators and fish if you get to the bridge. Also make sure you go up the big hill beautiful view.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Many alligators and birds. There are two eagles, but I did not see them. Loved the wildlife.

Friday, October 09, 2015

had great time saw lots of birds alligators and snakes. Ps saved my wife's life she didn't see the rattle snake on the path but I stopped her before she got too close. keep ur eyes open.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Easy and enjoyable but should have a warning no shade do not take this hike ion hot summer days. Saw otters gators raccoons

Tranquil and scenic. Lots of wildlife.

Monday, June 09, 2014

This has to be one of my favorite hiking places here in Central FL! It's absolutely packed with wildlife of all kinds that don't mind you being there and will go on with their daily chores right in front of you! Beautiful landscape that really shows the awesome side of natural Florida. However, it is not for those that are afraid of gators, snakes, or other wildlife. You will see them, and during the warm steamy mornings there will be plenty of them out to greet on the walkways as they warm up for the day. So keep that mind if you're not looking to get up close and personal with Florida's wildlife. Get to know your FL snakes beforehand, we've come in contact with both harmless and venomous types. Respect their space and they will mind their own. We tread lightly and have never had an issue with any animals. No pets allowed, obviously... way too many gators and snakes that may not enjoy fido in their habitat. But, plenty of people go out with horses and bikes. Everyone is very polite and it's never all that crowded out there. It's a fantastic place for nature photography folks. The walkways are fairly hard packed sand, very solid and easy to walk on, and there's a few nice little sitting areas to take a rest before continuing on the trails. Not too much tree coverage, so bringing a good amount of water, sunblock, light clothes, and a hat/sunglasses are a must. Lots of shortcuts available if you're only looking to be out there for a little bit, or you can hike around the entire area and spend the day out there. It's worth it!

nature trips
Monday, April 21, 2014

One of my favorite nature parks, lots of wild life. Bring a camera, I always do.

Friday, December 28, 2012

We've been out there a few times now; one of the times with our bikes. Great for walking or biking. Lots of birds to see, as well as alligators and on our last visit we saw a deer. Recommend.

mountain biking
Wednesday, July 04, 2012

its a great natural area with tons of wildlife

mountain biking
Sunday, July 01, 2012

Nice dirt service roads for a easy ride, great hiking. Lots of wild life.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Went there for a photography class. Very nice

Monday, January 10, 2011

Currently closed until February. But there is Fort Christmas on the same road to the wetlands which is definitly worth checking out. A lot of History on Orlando and great place to have a pick nic and bring te kids!

Sunday, March 27, 2016

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