Physical Address: 4600 CR 850 (Corkscrew Road), Immokalee, FL 34142
Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset
Trails/Facilities: Free – donations accepted, Open to public
The CREW Marsh Hiking Trails (also known as Gate 1) offer 5.5 miles of marked loop trails through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, along the edge of a sawgrass marsh, and through a popash slough (pronounced sloo). Trails are flat grass/sand ground level. Trail maps are located at the trailhead. One port-a-potty is available at the trailhead. No buildings or running water. No trash cans. Observation deck and tower, two boardwalks, benches along trails, picnic tables located 0.7 miles from trailhead.
(click map for printable version)
- Nature study/photography
- Dogs allowed – on leash
From Naples/Bonita Springs/S. Fort Myers: Travel I-75 N to exit 123 (Corkscrew Rd.). Go 18 miles east on Corkscrew Rd. You will pass the CREW Cypress Dome Trails. Go another 4 miles and you will see the CREW Marsh Trails on your right. Look for the brown road signs.
From N Ft. Myers/Charlotte Co./Lehigh Acres: travel I-75 to exit 138 (the ML King/S.R. 82 exit). Travel east on SR 82 toward Immokalee for 20 miles. Watch for a small blue CR850 sign, then turn right on C.R. 850 (Corkscrew Rd.). The Marsh Trails are ~2 miles down the road on your left. Look for the brown road signs.)
Google Map to CREW Marsh Trails: http://goo.gl/maps/j3z8w
Go back to Visit CREW page.