Coastal Prairie Trail
Trail Length: 7.5 miles (12 km) one way
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Bicycles Allowed: No
Trail Description: Step back in time as you walk this old road once used by cotton pickers and fishermen. Open prairies of succulent coastal plants dotted with shady buttonwoods surround you as you journey towards the shore of Florida Bay. The trail ends at Clubhouse Beach; a permit for backcountry camping here is required.
Directions to Trail: Begins at the rear of Loop "C" of the Flamingo Campground.
Did You Know?
Many of the orchids found within the Everglades are "epiphytic," growing on host trees that are used for support. This adaptation allows a variety of plants to grow in an otherwise harsh environment.