Discover a renovated Old Waterfront Florida home, featuring two bedrooms and one bathroom to comfortably host up to four guests. This home offers the best access to the 10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park, this getaway promises access to prime fishing spots and kayaking trails. The property offers hassle-free parking for trucks with boat trailers. Enjoy fishing from the dock, complemented by a snook light, surrounded by abundant wildlife, birdwatching, and dolphins playfully splashing nearby.
Chokoloskee, nestled in the northern Everglades, is a true Floridian gem, offering outstanding angling experiences. This 137-acre island boasts blue-green waters, tidal rivers, mangrove islands, and a multitude of fishing opportunities. A variety of species awaits, from Snapper, Kingfish, and Cobia to Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Permit, Grouper, and more. With diverse habitats, you can catch multiple species on a single trip, making it a dream for any angler.
Chokoloskee’s fishing legacy includes Redfish and Speckled Trout, challenging opponents found in flats, mangrove mazes, and grass beds. Snook and Tarpon, recognized by inshore anglers, are prized for their meat and game qualities. Sheepshead and Spanish Mackerel offer exciting year-round opportunities. Further offshore, you can target Permit and Cobia for thrilling fights. Snapper and Grouper, found in deeper offshore waters, complete the experience.
Fishing styles range from charter fishing for ease and expertise to shore fishing at Everglades City. Kayak fishing allows a closer connection to nature. The top spots include Chokoloskee Pass for Snook, Seatrout, and Redfish and Chokoloskee Bay for endless mangrove islands and nearby wrecks. Chokoloskee’s fishing scene promises unforgettable adventures amid Florida’s natural beauty.
Kayaking and Canoeing
Chokoloskee is an ideal starting point for paddlers looking to explore the pristine waterways of the Everglades.
Everglades National Park: Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the maze of mangrove tunnels and serene backwaters of Everglades National Park. Keep an eye out for manatees, alligators, and an array of bird species as you paddle through this unique ecosystem.
Everglades Wilderness Waterway: This iconic trail spans over 100 miles, winding through mangrove tunnels, creeks, and bays, providing a true wilderness experience for experienced kayakers and canoers.
Halfway Creek Canoe Trail: A 7.8-mile trail that winds through the mangroves, offering a chance to explore the Everglades’ unique waterways. Suitable for intermediate paddlers.
Hiking and Biking Trails
Bear Lake Trail (Everglades National Park): A 4.3-mile loop trail that meanders through pine forests and cypress swamps. It offers a moderate level of difficulty and a chance to observe the diverse wildlife of the Everglades.
Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk (Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park): A 2,000-foot boardwalk trail that takes you through lush cypress strands. This easy trail is ideal for a leisurely stroll and birdwatching.
Turner River Road (Big Cypress National Preserve): A scenic 17-mile loop road that’s suitable for mountain biking. Expect to encounter diverse terrain, including paved sections and gravel stretches.
Jane’s Scenic Drive (Everglades National Park): A 20-mile paved loop road offering a smooth biking experience. It passes through a variety of ecosystems and provides opportunities for wildlife viewing.
Chokoloskee is a haven for birdwatchers, with its proximity to the Everglades providing numerous opportunities for spotting a variety of bird species.
Everglades Birding Trail: Explore the Everglades Birding Trail to witness the beauty of native and migratory birds in their natural habitat. Keep your binoculars ready for sightings of herons, egrets, woodpeckers, and many more.
Everglades Photography: The Everglades’ unique ecosystem provides endless photographic opportunities. From striking sunsets over the mangroves to intimate portraits of alligators, you’ll find inspiration around every corner.
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