Protecting the Sanctuary from External Threats

The results of our modeling study are providing new tools for regional wetland conservation.

Drone image of Wood Stork nests at the Sanctuary from April 2018. Photo: Mac Stone

Experience the Western Everglades

ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Click here for tickets. 

A visit to Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a journey into the heart of the Everglades ecosystem. Discover the rugged beauty of this famed natural area on Corkscrew's famous boardwalk - a 2.5-mile adventure through pine flatwoods, wet prairie, around a marsh, and finally into the largest old growth Bald Cypress forest in North America. 

Located about 30 minutes east of Naples, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is home to hundreds of alligators, otters, white-tailed deer, and red-bellied turtles. A wide variety of wading birds, songbirds, raptors and the fabulous Painted Bunting can be seen throughout the year. Photo opportunities are available at every turn of the boardwalk trail.

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Support the Sanctuary

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Nature Store
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Nature Store

The Nature Store is open during regular business hours.

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About Corkscrew's Boardwalk
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About Corkscrew's Boardwalk

Visitors to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary find a gentle, pristine wilderness.

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Corkscrew's Ghost Orchid
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Corkscrew's Ghost Orchid

The "Super" Ghost Orchid was in bloom for 93 consecutive days this year, from June 27 through September 27.

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Birds of Corkscrew Swamp
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Birds of Corkscrew

Learn about the birds that nest and forage at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

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