This 57 mile route starts at the Flamingo Visitor Center located on the Florida Bay in Everglades National Park. The route follows Florida State Road 9336, which serves as the main park road within the Everglades National Park and has historical ties to Old Ingraham Highway. The route traverses 38 miles through the heart of Everglades National Park, where you will pass coastal lowlands, hardwood hammocks, mangroves, wetlands, prairies and cypress forests. Wildlife is abundant throughout the course, including birds and the occasional alligator and crocodile sighting. Once exiting Everglades National Park, you will pass through some of South Florida's farmlands as you head into Florida City, the gateway to the Florida Keys and the Everglades, on your trek to Biscayne National Park. From Florida City to Biscayne National Park, you will pass alongside various canals teeming with wildlife, including manatees, alligators and various native and migratory birds. The route ends at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center within Biscayne National Park, with vast scenic views of Biscayne Bay from the boardwalk and jetty bordering the area.
Heading out 10 March 2023.
...errr make that 11 March 2023