Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
The Slough (pronounced "slew") is over 3,500 acres of wetland preserve. It is home to a diverstiy of plants and animals, a number of which are endangered. Otters, alligators, wading birds, turtles and more can be seen from the mile long boardwalk trail. Migratory birds are visible in the spring and fall seasons.
This is the perfect location for people interested in educational programs and recreational activites that create minimal disturbance to wildlife. Volunteer led guided walks expose the visitors to the hidden beauties of this uniques ecosystem.