Trail Length: 15 miles (24 km) round trip
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Bicycles Allowed: Yes
Trail Description: This flat, paved road is used for tram rides, bicycling, and walking. Along the road you may see alligators, herons, egrets, deer, turtles, and snail kites. An observation tower at the halfway point provides panoramic views. Below the Observation Tower is a short trail through a tropical hardwood hammock. Bicycles can be rented from the Shark Valley Tram Tour Company. Click here for more information about bicycling around Shark Valley.
Directions to Trail: Begins directly behind the Shark Valley Visitor Center.
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.