A 1.5-mile trail and boardwalk adjacent to an active U.S.
Department of Navy Military airfield passes through uplands,
bottomland hardwoods and freshwater swamp, affording close-up views
of carnivorous sundews and pitcher plants.
The aquatic habitats provide homes for turtles, fish and alligators
and, occasionally, beavers and otters. Deer, fox and coyote are
sometimes spotted. Check for migratory warblers during spring and
fall. The pitcher plants and sundews are in bloom April through
U.S. Department of the Navy
(850) 623-7181 ext.18
From the town of Milton in the western Panhandle, head north on
Hwy. 87 for 8 miles to the intersection of SR 87A. Turn right
(east) and follow signs into Whiting Field. Go 1 mile and turn left
at Nature Trail sign. Travel 0.5 mile to parking area.
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