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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Mahogany Hammock Trail

Trail Length: 0.5 miles (800 meters) round trip

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Bicycles Allowed: No

Trail Description: This self-guiding boardwalk trail meanders through a dense, jungle-like hardwook "hammock." Lush vegetation includes gumbo-limbo trees, air plants, and the largest living mahogany tree (Swietenia mahogani) in the United States.

Directions to Trail: Twenty miles (32 km) from the main park entrance/
Ernest Coe Visitor Center.

 
Mahogany Hammock Trail
Strolling along the Mahogany Hammock Trail
 
Mahogany Hammock Trail
Entrance to the Mahogany Hammock Trail

Did You Know?

Wood Stork

A pair of endangered wood storks need about 440 pounds of fish during a breeding season to feed themselves and their young. Everglades National Park serves as an important nursery ground for raising their chicks.