Sanibel Island

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island

This spectacular 6,300 acre nature preserve is home to over 200 species of birds, alligators, mangrove forests, and more.  Don't forget to pack a camera.  A single 4.25 mile paved road loops through the preserve, in addition to gravel side trails.
One Wildlife Drive (just off Sanibel-Captiva Road)
Wildlife Drive
Guaranteed to be one of your most memorable bike rides or hikes, this road takes you through mangrove forests and bays filled with over 200 species of birds.
Length in miles:
Total Wildlife Drive, from Visitors Center / gate to Wulfurt exit Note: this ends on San-Cap Road, 3 miles west of the DDNWR entrance &
Total Wildlife Drive / Indigo Trail loop (starts & ends at gate)
From entrance gate to Indigo Trail
Length of Indigo Trail (first section is 0.15, then turn left)
From entrance gate to Wulfurt Keys trail
Length of Wulfurt Keys trail
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