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Eco Pond Trail is a 0.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Homestead, Florida that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Length 0.5 mi Elevation gain 3 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Views

Wildlife

No dogs

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Contact
Getting There

Florida Office of Visitor Inquiry, Division of Tourism, 126 W. Van Buren Street , Tallahassee, FL, 32399-2000, Phone: 904-487-1462

Directions from Flamingo, FL: Eco Pond is located in the burg of Flamingo just after you cross the waterway. Signage is good.

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Reviews (19)
Photos (30)
Recordings (13)
Completed (58)
Jayson Moorman
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HikingBugsMuddy

An easy half mile with an interesting take on lakes, as the pink coloring defies laws of nature. I tried to looking it up & I still don’t know why it’s pink, but you should try to find that out! Fascinating though, and beautiful to look at.

Mark Lee
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Nature tripsBugsFee

Another easy trail for the whole family with opportunities to view Everglades wildlife. And you guessed it there may be bugs!

Kirk Larrabee
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WalkingBugs

Pretty, peaceful place teeming with wildlife.

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Sushanth Mali
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Hiking

Small hike around the pond and close to the campground and the flamingo marina. Saw a couple of herons.

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Nirvana Manic
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HikingMuddy

Really cool experience! It’s like you walked into another world.

John Saluke II
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A nice short walk around the pond. Wading birds typically hang out here and nest in late winter. The path is elevated, well mown grass making it easy to traverse in all seasons.

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Went in late February at dusk. Saw spoonbills and a stork. Only place we really encountered mosquitos. Pretty walk.

Cody Hough
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Walking

Small trail around Eco Pond. If you like bird watching this is a great little trail to take at the southern tip of Florida.

Sridhar Saraf
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Take this trail if you want to see lots of birds.

Scott Densmore
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HikingBugs
First to Review

Nice short trail around a pond at the very southern end of the Everglades. This is a good spot to see wildlife. Just be prepared for the mosquitoes for most months out of the year.

Matt Weinstein
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Colin Hennessee
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Scenic driving
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Suchi S.
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Hiking
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Shashank Singhai
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Walking
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Logan Moore
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Hiking
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Liam Gibson
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Ryan Fernand
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Hiking
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Debbie Murnan
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Carlos Bienes
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Hiking
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