• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook


    National Park Florida

Eco Pond Trail

Trail Length: 0.5 miles (800 meters) round trip

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Bicycles Allowed: No

Trail Description: Stroll around this freshwater pond and enjoy a wide variety of wading birds, song birds, ducks, and other wildlife. Alligators and Florida softshell turtles often cruise the pond. Visitors should know that the ramped viewing platform was heavily damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma in 2005 and has been removed.

Directions to Trail: On the right past the Flamingo Visitor Center.

Eco Pond Trail
Visitors bird watching from the observation platform on Eco Pond Trail
Eco Pond Trail
Aerial view of Eco Pond Trail

Did You Know?

Full Moon

National Parks are some of the few places in this country where people can experience a night sky in all its magnificence, without the interference of artificial lights. In fact, a night sky monitoring program is being implemented in the National Park System to inventory light pollution.