Bear Lake Trail (ENP)

  • Bear Lake Trail in Everglades National Park.
  • River Otter (Lontra canadensis) in Everglades National Park.

Hiking

Dogs No

Bird Watching

3.2 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Florida

The Bear Lake Trail is near the Flamingo Visitor Center in Everglades National Park. This hike is good for kids. The park says "journey through a dense hardwood hammock mixed with mangroves. The trail follows the old Homestead Canal, built in 1922, and is an excellent area for woodland birds. There are more than 50 different tree species." There is camping available in Everglades National Park. The Long Pine Key Campground and the Flamingo Campground can accommodate both tents and RV's.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Everglades National Park 40001 State Road 9336 Homestead, Florida 33034

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