The blue trail connects to the white loop on the south side. Begin your hike on the white loop and travel south towards the Indian River Lagoon. The first half of the hike travels thorugh an oak hammok. You can see many plants and animals... Read more
At this point the white loop trail travels across low lying land. The land here gently slopes downward slowly loosing elevation until collecting in the wetland. Depending on the time of year this area can have high standing water or be very... Read more
On the right side of the trail there is a round hole. On closer inspection you will notice that this is actually a hollowed out palm tree trunk, note the fiberous appearance of the outer walls. This hole was left behind from palm tree that ... Read more
At this point you are well into the coastal habitat and can see mangroves on both sides of the trail. There are three types of mangroves in Florida; the red mangrove, black mangrove, and white mangrove. Mangroves are salt tolerant trees tha... Read more
The Indian River Lagoon is a brackish water estuary that connects fresh water rivers to the salt water ocean. This is one of the most diverse areas of Florida and is home to more then 43,000 species. This area of the lagoon is home to many ... Read more
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