Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Trail

EASY 26 reviews

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Trail is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Naples, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
13 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

walking

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

no dogs

COST: $12pp

hiking
1 month ago

4 months ago

Nice boardwalk through the swamp. Tons of Naturalists along the way to point out plants and animals that you could miss along the way.

hiking
5 months ago

8 months ago

10 months ago

Friday, August 19, 2016

walking
Saturday, May 07, 2016

walking
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

It had a lot of plant life and a little wildlife like birds, snakes, raccoon, turtles and lizards. The wildlife was less prevalent if you walked through. You had to "mosey" around to see it. Boardwalk straight through so very easy.

walking
Saturday, February 27, 2016

Beautiful and peaceful

walking
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Great. It was a really peaceful walk. Saw a lot of bugs and birds and a raccoon. No alligators tho :(

walking
Thursday, January 07, 2016

Beautiful. Natural.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Wonderful quiet today

walking
Monday, October 05, 2015

Took my 2-year-old daughter to do some birdwatching, as she is obsessed with birds. We were greeted in the parking lot by a 6' rattlesnake (!!!!!) and came across a raccoon, several different kinds of butterflies, an 8' alligator, a field of yellow wildflowers, and other gorgeous flora along the way. It was a bit windy for birds, according to the helpful gal in the gift shop. All in all a wonderful trip, even though my toddler wanted me to carry her 10 short minutes into our walk. Luckily the "trail" (boardwalk) was so easy, I had no problem carrying her on my shoulders the entire 5 miles, with a few stops here and there to gawk at wildlife :)
*Mom-Disclaimer* Loud noises are not conducive to experiencing the tranquility of the area, nor will you see anything, as the wildlife will be scared away by such disturbances. My daughter is unusually well behaved for her age and she understood that she needed to whisper and keep her voice down while on our walk. If your child has trouble with this, I would probably search for another spot for them!

nature trips
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Swamp is an easy and fun place for all ages. Lots of wildlife to enjoy, the guides are excellent and friendly. Most importantly, the Sanctuary is working diligently to save the Wood Storks. Also, you have to go there at night for the After Dark hikes. Bring a flashlight, of course.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Great easy family walk. Lots of boardwalks.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

walking
Monday, December 29, 2014

Nice for a level leisurely walk on boardwalk. Saw 6 birds, a frog, 2 turtles and alligator. Next trip will be to Shark Valley

walking
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Great walk through varied terrain, just beautiful! Saw alligators, water moccasin, lots of water fowl, woodpeckers, turtles, air plants galore, and giant old cypresses. Also, there were almost no mosquitoes today. We will definitely be back!

hiking
Friday, October 24, 2014

walking
Tuesday, February 25, 2014