Garnet Trail

Garnet Trail

Merritt Island, Florida 32953, United States

Created By: Environmentally Endangered Lands Program

Tour Information

This is one of the longest trails we have on Sams House Property. This 1.46 mile trail travels from the Sams House north to the Pine Island Conservation Area. From here you can walk to the manatee viewing platform and there is a high chance you could see alligators, dolphins, and manatees.

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What You'll See on the Tour

The Garnet Trail is the longest hiking trail starting on the Sams House property and leads to Pine Island Conservation Area. This wilderness trail traverses the swampy, fern-filled Oak Hammock, Salt Marsh, Mangrove Swamp, Sams Creek, and... Read more
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The trail continues around the South Borrow Lake. The north and south lakes were dug out for fill material for the shuttle landing facility. Today these man-made lakes are maintained and used by Brevard County for stormwater management. Th... Read more
If you travel down the path on the left there is a short trail to the Manatee overlook. This area connects straight to the Indian River Lagoon allowing many species to enter this area. Manatees are most likely viewable during the early spri... Read more
While traveling into Pine Island Conservation Area via Pine Island Road this is the main kiosk you will see. From this point, you can travel along the conservation area and visit our five other trails. Pine Island Conservation area is also... Read more


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