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Backcountry Hells Bay Chickee - Everglades National Park

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3 Reviews of Backcountry Hells Bay Chickee - Everglades National Park

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Liz M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2021

Great site for a moderate paddler!

The Hell's Bay Chickee is one of 4 that I have visited. The structure itself needs a little love. I liked the angled boardwalk which made it feel a little more separate from the other platform. It is definitely one of the oldest chickees. The porta-potty doesn't lock and someone put a string on it…

  • Sunset on the Chickee looking north
  • Sunset on the Chickee looking north
  • The 2 platforms of the Hells Bay Chickee
Sitewest platform
Month of VisitMarch
Katie L.
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2021

Great Experience

We kayaked the Hells Bay trail in January and had a great time. The trail is well marked for the most part and easy enough for a beginner paddler. The chickee was windy, but in good repair. It would have been slightly uncomfortable if the other camp of the 2 site chickee was in use, just based in…

Emily G.
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2020

Great beginner paddle! Beautiful views! LOTS of mosquitos!

We have only done 1-2 overnight paddle trips before, but the park rangers were very helpful in getting us set up. The paddle took about 3-4 hours each way but we took our time. There was only one place where we were unsure which direction to go, but after paddling around a bit we found our way and…

  • Sunrise
  • bugs swarming on the screen window of the tent
  • our tent set up on the chickee
Month of VisitFebruary


Backcountry Hells Bay Chickee - Everglades National Park is located in Florida


25.2533121 N
80.87860155 W

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