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Public Use Facility Construction and Restoration Activities to Begin
Site will be closed south of the C-18West Canal to the Beeline Highway
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Equestrian trails have re-opened EXCEPT for Ranch Trail, east of Central Trail 

 Loxahatchee Slough

North and south of PGA Boulevard, approximately 2.2 miles west of Florida's Turnpike, Palm Beach Gardens

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Palm Beach County's Largest and Most Biologically Diverse Natural Area

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance     

Headwaters of the Loxahatchee Wild and Scenic River

Nine native Florida ecosystems are preserved at this 12,841-acre site:  mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, mesic hammock, hydric hammock, wet prairie, depression marsh, slough marsh, strand swamp, and dome swamp.  During the summer and fall this site gets very wet for hiking so bring your mud boots or stay on the mulituse trails - Bluegill and Pântano - to stay high and dry along the perimeter of the site. 


Before You Go 

The natural area is accessible from:

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