Grab a brew, sit down and enjoy the view of the Gulf of Mexico with such unique surroundings. Normally seen offshore and afar, here’s your chance for an up close and personal visit with these picturesque saltwater thriving foliage. Remember to bring your camera!
Once considered useless, the many values of mangroves are now evident. A variety of wildlife finds food and shelter in the mangroves. Their roots help stabilize the shoreline and also filter pollutants. Graceful long-legged wading birds build tree-top nests in their branches.
You can find this beautiful photograph setting of mangrove swamp and dock across the parking lot of the World Wide Sportsman store at Mile Marker 81.4 bayside on US-1.