Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, FL
Visitors to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary find a gentle, pristine wilderness that dates back more than 500 years. A 2.25 mile boardwalk trail is open every day. The forest is also home to hundreds of alligators, otters, white-tailed deer and red-bellied turtles. A wide variety of wading birds, songbirds, and raptors can be seen throughout the year. Photo opportunities are available at every turn of the boardwalk trail.
The natural biological systems, which expand over 14,000 acres at Corkscrew are maintained through land management practices to sustain native plants and animals found here and to preserve the natural processes that have been occurring for thousands of years.
Corkscrew is an ideal outdoor classroom. They offer a full calendar of active environmental education programs for the public that promotes the importance of wetlands around the world.
For more info: http://corkscrew.audubon.org/
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