Wilderness Waterway

photo: Flamingo - Inland Waterway. Photo by NPSPhoto, R. Cammauf.

Length: 99.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Water Trail
Allowed Uses: Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Along W side of Everglades Nat. Park from Everglades City S to Flamingo.
State(s): Florida
Counties:
Longitude: -81.38722
Latitude: 25.84525

Driving Directions

Starts and ends in Flamingo (40 miles from main park entrance) and in Everglades City on Gulf Coast side, south of Naples.

Description

Winds through open bays and lakes and narrow winding sections along waterway. Mangrove trees throughout. Beach sites on Gulf of Mexico are potential stops along trip. Calusa Indian Shell Mounds can be seen in Gulf Coast District. Manatees, alligators.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Everglades National Park
.40001 State Rd. 9336
Homestead , FL 33034
(305) 242-7700
http://www.nps.gov/ever/

 

Photos

Red mangrove trees along the Buttonwood Canal near Flamingo in Everglades National Park. Photo by Moni3.

Red mangrove trees along the Buttonwood Canal near Flamingo in Everglades National Park. Photo by Moni3.

Flamingo - Inland Waterway. Photo by NPSPhoto, R. Cammauf.

Flamingo - Inland Waterway. Photo by NPSPhoto, R. Cammauf.

 

Manatee Flamingo Marina. Photo by NPSPhoto, A.Danneker.

Manatee Flamingo Marina. Photo by NPSPhoto, A.Danneker.

American Crocodile on bank near Flamingo, Florida in Everglades National Park. Photo by Chaputjp.

American Crocodile on bank near Flamingo, Florida in Everglades National Park. Photo by Chaputjp.

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