Kirby Storter Boardwalk in the Big Cypress National Preserve

              Located along US41, this Roadside Park has an elevated 1/2 mile boardwalk that takes you through prairie, dwarf cypress and into the heart of a cypress strand.

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Begining of Boardwalk

Airplants in trees

Closeup of Airplant

Coming upon the halfway rest area

Another airplant

Close up of rest area

We saw many air plants in the trees

Going deeper into the Cypress Strand

More air plants

Large airplant in fork of tree

Starting to see a lot of green vegetation in this area

More airplants

Cypress Trees

Katie viewing some hurricane damage

A variety of birds we saw along the boardwalk

Close up of unknown typ of bird

Turtle in wet area. After I took this shot another one stuck his head up behind this one

Here is the second turtle

View of the wet area

End of the boardwalk, time for a break

Cypress Trees

Here is the halfway point back on the way back


Winter 2005 - 2006