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Gumbo Limbo Trail

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Trail Length: 0.4 miles (600 meters) round trip

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Bicycles Allowed: No

Trail Description: This self-guiding, paved trail meanders through a shaded, jungle-like hammock of gumbo limbo trees (Bursera simaruba), royal palms (Roystonea elata), ferns, and air plants.

Directions to Trail: Starts from the Royal Palm Visitor Center, four miles (6 km) from the main park entrance/
Ernest Coe Visitor Center.

 
Gumbo Limbo Trail
The flaky bark of a gumbo limbo tree

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."