Cypress Dome Trails & Caracara Prairie Preserve

Please note: Due to damage from Hurricane Irma, portions of the trails maybe impassible or hazardous. The South Florida Water Management District, owner and land manager of the property, is working to clear the trails. The Wild Coffee Trail is severly impacted and should not be attempted by hikers.

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Physical Address: 3980 CR 850 (Corkscrew Road), Immokalee, FL 34142

Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset

Trails/Facilities: Free – donations accepted, Open to public

The CREW Cypress Dome Trails (also known as Gate 5) offer six miles of well-marked loop trails through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, wet prairie, popash slough, and two beautiful cypress domes. Trails are flat grass/sand ground level and seasonally wet in low spots.

This trail also connects to Caracara Prairie Preserve which is owned and maintained by Conservation Collier. For their main website click here.

Trail maps are located at the trailhead. One port-a-potty is available near the trailhead. No buildings or running water. No trash cans. Benches are located along trails, picnic tables are in and near the campsite.

Trail Map

Click here to download a self-guided trail tour guide (2015)

CDT map



From Naples/Bonita Springs/S. Fort Myers – Travel I-75 N to exit 123 (Corkscrew Rd.). Travel 14 miles east on Corkscrew Rd. The Cypress Dome Trails will be on your right just past a big curve to the left (north). Look for the brown trail signs.

From N Ft. Myers/Charlotte Co./Lehigh Acres: Travel I-75 to exit 138 (the ML King/S.R. 82 exit). Turn left (east) off the ramp. Travel 20 miles toward Immokalee (east) on S.R. 82. Turn right on C.R. 850 (Corkscrew Rd.). You will pass the CREW Marsh Trails at the 2-mile mark. Continue for 4 more miles. The Cypress Dome Trails will be on your left. Look for the brown road signs.

Google Map to CREW Cypress Dome Trails:

Go back to Visit CREW page.

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