Hike the Orlando Wetlands Loop

4 miles  - Loop Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

This must-hike trail winds through marshes and lakes teeming with Florida native wildlife.

Start in the parking area off of Wheeler road in Orlando Wetlands State Park. Follow the signs for the Orlando Wetlands Loop. Stay on the lookout for birds, reptiles, insects, and other interesting creatures as you hike through the species-rich wetlands.

Trail is open year round.

Note: Dogs are not allowed on the trail.

Read More




Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

Birds Forever

So many birds. The hiking is mostly on gravel roads with the exception of several small trails through the wooded areas of the park. It's totally worth a day trip just to see the wildlife! Next to no shade though, so maybe pick a cool day.

Stay Nearby

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Canaveral National Seashore Permits

Overview Canaveral National Seashore is located midway along Florida's east coast where warm waters and a temperate climate meet to host species as diverse as bald eagles and alligators or bromelia...

Kissimmee, Florida

Orlando / Kissimmee KOA

Nearby Adventures

  • Paddle the St. Johns River from East Orlando

    Paddling along the St. Johns river is the perfect relaxing escape that lets you see the real Florida.  Bring your Kayak, Canoe, or SUP to explore on one of the few rivers worldwide that flows North.  Just 45 minutes from Downtown Orlando, this adv...

  • Hike through the Econ River Wilderness Area

    The Econ River Wilderness Trail is a largely unnoticed section of preserved land, although it is just 1.5 miles away from University of Central Florida and nestled between residential communities.  This trail might not be the most interesting or d...

    2.6 miles 26 ft gain

  • Wildlife Photography at Blackpoint Wildlife Drive

    If you are looking for a place to capture images of wildlife, especially birds, then the Merritt Island Refuge is the place to go. With many trail options, both hiking and driving, the opportunities for good captures are endless. From the small g...

    6 miles 0 ft gain

  • Stroll around the Lake Underhill Park Loop

    Park in the lot and head out either direction for an easy loop around the lake. You'll be sharing the path with runners, cyclists, dogs (on leash), and other hikers, so be aware of your surroundings and remember to stay right. You may see boaters ...

    1.3 miles 5 ft gain