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Best trails in Sanibel

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Looking for a great trail near Sanibel, Florida? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, walking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Lovers Key State Park or Koreshan State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve or Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Sanibel ranging from 2 to 10.8 miles and from 0 to 6 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Sanibel
Top trails (9)
#1 - Ding Darling Indigo Trail
J N Darling National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
#2 - Sanibel-Captiva Ride
Sanibel, Florida
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
#3 - Commodore Creek Canoe Trail
J N Darling National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 58 m
Commodore Creek Trail is a 2.5 kayaking trail located in J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. This trail winds through mangroves and open bays past 17 checkpoints. Towards the end of the trail, around checkpoint 15, look for an exit sign. This will put you back on the trail headed in the opposite direction at around checkpoint 6. The creek is not very deep, but still contains a variety of wildlife.Show more
#4 - Bailey Tract
J N Darling National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
#5 - Sanibel Captiva Conservation Trail
Sanibel, Florida
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 3 h 55 m
#6 - Fulgar State Beach
Lighthouse Beach Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
This trail starts at the Lighthouse where there is a fee to park. It is a walk along the beach. For more information, please visit the park page: http://www.mysanibel.com/Departments/Community-Services-Department/Public-Works-Including-Utility-and-Parks-Maintenance/Parks-Public-Beaches/Public-Beach-InformationShow more
#7 - SCCF Nature Center Trails
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
$5 fee for adult non-members; children under 17 are freeShow more
#8 - Silver Key Trail to Bowman's Parking Lot
Sanibel, Florida
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
#9 - Sanibel Beach
Sanibel, Florida
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m