10 Hiking Trails in Palm Beach County for a Breath of Fresh Air


Head to West Palm Beach for a breath of fresh air on some of Palm Beach County’s pristine hiking trails and paths.

Hikes that will take you through striking landscapes from wetlands to the ocean or along some of the most scenic urban shorelines.

Okeeheelee Nature Trail

Enjoy scenic views over the ponds made from former rock pits, spot deer in designated enclosure spaces and giant gopher tortoises grazing are a common sight along the trails.

Apoxee Park & Owahee Wilderness Trail

A combination of boardwalks and natural trails takes you through stunning water views and unique habitats that thrive in the wet and humid environment.

Satinleaf Trail

Follow the interpretive markers to learn about unusual resident plant species such as paradise trees, pigeon plums, marsh ferns, and gumbo limbo.

Eagle Trail

A popular spot for bird watching, the trail takes you through a tropical hammock and across a boardwalk with views over the lake and the wet prairies of the Loxahatchee Slough.

Hog Hammock Trail

 A favorite trail for bird watchers and wildlife photographers, it is also popular for biking as well as hiking.

Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area

The natural area is a stellar spot for bird watching, which is why it is part of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Expect to see woodpeckers – downy, red-bellied, and pileated.

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