Find solace from the Florida sun on Gumbo Limbo Trail, a pleasant loop hike through tropical woodlands. Along the way, you can admire lush vegetation of the Everglades, from royal palms and ferns, to the eponymous gumbo limbo tree, nicknamed the "Tourist Tree" for its peeling, reddish bark, reminiscent of a sunburnt tourist. Only 0.6 km (0.4 mi) long and paved, the trek is suitable for children and the elderly. The luscious plant life that surrounds the trail attracts insects, so don't forget mosquito repellent. Arrange your visit to Gumbo Limbo Trail and discover more family-friendly attractions in Everglades National Park using our Everglades National Park visit planner .
Gumbo Limbo Trail Reviews
We had no idea the Gumbo Limbo was a tree. This short trail was marked well with informational signs about the flora. It was a good cooling off spot to learn about the trees in the area. We thoroughly... more »
Niet al te lange route - loopt in een lus. Je krijgt wel een idee van hoe de vegetatie groeit hier. Heel afwisselend. more »Not too long route-runs in a loop. You do get an idea of how vegetation grows here. Very varied.
Great nature walk! Lots to see.
A nice little sweaty hike. Humidity level will choke you out. But pretty.
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