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The Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Posted By Island Inn On September 24, 2010 @ 11:22 am In | No Comments

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Nestled in the 11,000 acre Big Cypress Swamp, The Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a popular destination for touring the unique wildlife, geology and vegetation of South West Florida. The Sanctuary is managed and owned by the National Audubon Society.

There are miles of trail and boardwalk where you can see the country’s largest remaining stand of 400 to 700 year-old virgin bald cypresses, pinelands, freshwater marshes and wet prairie, cypress swamps,hardwood hammocks and more.

Among the many types of birds and wildlife that live at the Sanctuary is the Endangered Wood Stork. There the Wood Stork nests, breeds and raises its young. In fact it is the largest remaining breeding ground for the endangered wood stork.

For more information visit their website or give them a call.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary [1]
375 Sanctuary Road West
Naples, FL 34120
telephone: 239-348-9151
fax: 239-348-1522

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