The uniqueness of these beautiful coastal villages and their cultural heritage is one that is ready to be discovered! The Big Bend Shellfish Trail is where you can learn more about Florida shellfish, aquaculture, sustainable environments that protect the waters, where to eat and where to buy (retail) Big Bend shellfish. There are many cozy accommodations like bed and breakfasts, fish camps, and hotel/motels available throughout the trail region. It’s all waiting for you to explore!

Keep an eye out for the many areas along the trail where you can view working waterfronts of shellfish farmers/fishermen and beautiful coastal landscapes and vistas. Many of the communities recycle clam and oyster shells for driveways, parking lots, sidewalks, and for arts & crafts and you can see murals, sculptures, and other shellfish-centric artwork in these coastal communities.

Throughout this pristine coastal area there are many places to visit and take great photos as you enjoy the Big Bend Shellfish Trail. Upload your photos using the tag #floridashellfishtrail and share what you are learning as you visit communities along the trail.

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