A 2.25-mile raised boardwalk takes visitors through
several distinct habitats found within the 14,000-acre Corkscrew Swamp
Sanctuary, including the largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest in
This natural system is managed by the
National Audubon Society to maintain the native plants and animals found
here and to preserve the natural processes that have been occurring for
thousands of years.
This photo tour will introduce you to
each of the habitats along the boardwalk -- pine flatwood, wet prairie,
pond cypress, marsh, lettuce lakes, and bald cypress forest -- and give
you a small sampling of some of the sights you might see along the way.
The aerial photo below provides you with
a view of the boardwalk area and an overlay of the boardwalk path. If this
photo tour piques your interest, please visit us the next time you are
in Southwest Florida.
Click the arrow below
to begin the tour