• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    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?

Scenic View of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness

Everglades National Park protects the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi River. The wilderness area is named for Marjory Stoneman Douglas who was instrumental in creating the park, and who coined the phrase "River of Grass."