Loop Trail? No
Type: Water Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? $30.00
Trail visitors need to pay the park entrance fee in order to access the wilderness waterway. Visitors must apply for a backcountry permit through recreation.gov to camp on the backcountry camp sites located along the trail.
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Boating, non-motorized: Canoeing
Boating, non-motorized: Kayaking
Boating, non-motorized: Rafting
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.
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
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: NPS Everglades National Park
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.
Everglades National Park
.40001 State Rd. 9336
Homestead, FL 33034
Submit an Edit
Trail Managers: please use the official NRT update form to update your trail for any of the following changes:
- Change in trail mileage through trail extension
- Change in trail mileage through trail retraction
- Change in trail mileage through significant trail reroute
- Change to trail name
- Change in trail description or use
- Undesignation of trail (removal of NRT designation status)
- Other significant updates
>> Download the official NRT update form.
All other edits can be submitted via the below form: