Explore the Francis-Beidler Forest

Francis-Beidler Forest

Tour the fascinating Four Holes Swamp by foot or canoe/kayak.

Hike or row through this old growth swamp forest – there is an easy boardwalk trail, as well as opportunities for canoe and kayaking guided tours. You can also learn a lot about the habitat at the visitor center.

Photo Credit: Diann Payne

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 1.75 Miles
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Features
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildlife

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Swamp Life

Beidler Forest is an Audubon sanctuary and old growth swamp. 1,000 - 1,500 year old Cypress trees. Largest virgin stand of Cypress and Tupelo trees in the World! Beautiful, magical in touched by man place! Absolutely love this swamp!


Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

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