Halfway Creek Paddling Trail

A kayaker lifts their paddle out of the water. Mangrove branches and thick vegetation overhang
Halfway Creek is a great place to explore mangrove habitat

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Beach/Water Access, Canoe/Kayak/Small Boat Launch, Scenic View/Photo Spot

The Halfway Creek and Loop Trails are accessible from the Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades City or from the Big Cypress Welcome Center on Sea Grape Drive off of US 41. The Creek is 7.3 miles long from the Big Cypress Welcome Center to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center. The upper loop is an additional 3.7 miles. From the Gulf Coast Visitor Center, the Halfway Creek-Left Hand Turner-Turner River loop is 11 miles. Allow 4-8 hours for these trails.

Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades National Park

Last updated: April 13, 2021