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Portavant Temple Mound Trail is a 0.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Palmetto, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.3 miles Elevation Gain: 6 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly


nature trips






historic site

This trail takes visitors around and on top of the Portavant Temple Mound, the largest Native American Temple Mound in Southwest Florida. The trail is partially wheelchair accessible, with a ramp that leads to the top of the main mound. The trail also consists of a few small sets of stairs and inclines. The site dates back hundreds of years and has been the home to multiple residents.

2 months ago

A gem of a little trail with fascinating history as well as beautiful waterfront and forest scenery. There's a little under a mile worth of trail around the mound; be sure to take it all in.

Tue Feb 12 2019

2.9 mile 2-12-19

22 days ago

11 months ago

Sun Jun 10 2018

Sun Oct 27 2013