At a Glance
This 1700-acre site has endured a long history of being impacted by drainage, proposed developments, and offroad vehicle use. Over the course of 12 years, the mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, hydric hammock, wet prairie, dome swamp, depression marsh, and strand swamp ecosystems were acquired by the County preserving a western piece of the Loxahatchee Slough and associated lands that connect surface water bringing water from the west into the Slough.
- Native plant species
Many-flowered grass-pink, common and giant wild pine airplants, celestial lily
- Native animal species
Snail kite,crested caracara, Florida sandhill crane, wood stork, least tern
- Part of the
Northeast Everglades Natural Area, or NENA.
Before You Go
This site is accessible by pedestrian traffic only.
There is no designated parking area.