Orlando Wetlands Park
25155 Wheeler Road
Christmas, Florida 32709
|OPEN: Now open year-round from sunrise until sunset everyday.|
|The park is not open to vehicular traffic|
The Orlando Wetlands Park has more than 20 miles of roads and woodland trails leading through marshes, hardwood hammocks and along scenic lakes. The most popular activities are bird-watching, nature photography, jogging and bicycling.
All paths are foot-traffic only. Parking lot, a restroom facility and picnic tables are available at the main entrance.
Wildlife of the Orlando Wetlands Park
The open waters of the lake and marshes attract wintering waterfowl, wood storks, white ibis, black-crowned night herons, and other wading birds are common during the cooler months. Bald eagles, limpkins, and red-shouldered hawks, black vultures, and turkey vultures are year round residents in the Orlando Wetlands Park. Raccoons, river otters, white-tailed deer and bobcats can be seen along the roads and hiking trails.