Hiking in Southwest Florida! Who Knew?!

Hiking in Southwest Florida! Who Knew?!
CREW Marsh Trails

The CREW Trust has worked diligently with the South Florida Water Management District and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to ensure public access and recreation opportunities on these public lands we call CREW.  There are exceptional recreational opportunities for people of all ages on nearly 30 miles of hiking trails, with more planned in the future.

Southwest Florida Hiking Property Guiding

Physical Address: 4600 CR 850 (Corkscrew Road), Immokalee, FL 34142

Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset

Trails/Facilities: Free – donations accepted, Open to public

The CREW Marsh Hiking Trails (also known as Gate 1) offer 5.5 miles of marked loop trails through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, along the edge of a sawgrass marsh, and through a popash slough (pronounced sloo). Trails are flat grass/sand ground level. Trail maps are located at the trailhead. One port-a-potty is available at the trailhead. No buildings or running water. No trash cans. Observation deck and tower, two boardwalks, benches along trails, picnic tables located 0.7 miles from trailhead.

Activities:

– Hiking     – Nature study/photography     – Geocaching     – Birding     – Picnicking     – Running     – Dogs allowed on leash

Directions:

From Naples/Bonita Springs/S. Fort Myers: Travel  I-75 N to exit 123 (Corkscrew Rd.).  Go 18 miles east on Corkscrew Rd.  You will pass the CREW Cypress Dome Trails.  Go another 4 miles and you will see the CREW Marsh Trails on your right.  Look for the brown road signs.

From N Ft. Myers/Charlotte Co./Lehigh Acres: travel I-75 to exit 138 (the ML King/S.R. 82 exit).  Travel east on SR 82 toward Immokalee for 20 miles.  Watch for a small blue CR850 sign, then turn right on C.R. 850 (Corkscrew Rd.).  The Marsh Trails are ~2 miles down the road on your left.  Look for the brown road signs.)

Google Map to CREW Marsh Trails: http://goo.gl/maps/j3z8w

KRISTENPELL
Realtor® | SWFL Region
The PELL Team Leader
239.292.9404 (c)
www.kristenpell.com
“Buy or Sell…Think Pell!” ™

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