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Everglades National Park

America's Everglades - The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.
Largest subtropical wilderness in the United States
Lake Okeechobee Marshland

An international treasure as well -  a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, a Wetland of International Importance, and a specially protected areas under the Cartagena Treaty. The Everglades is an expansive area of land in South Florida, which consists of 1.5 million acres of wetland. There are three entrances to Everglades National Park. They are not connected, and all are accessed through different areas of South Florida.
Ø  Miami Entrance
Ø  Homestead Entrance
Ø  Everglades City Entrance
Everglades Wetland in Florida
Everglades South Florida
All these areas offer a wide range of activities. You can take a short walk on the Anhinga Trail to spot abundant wildlife--turtles, herons and alligators! Climb atop Shark Valley's 65-foot observation tower for a bird's eye view of the glades. Glide over Florida Bay by tour boat or kayak for a chance to glimpse a crocodile, manatee, or dolphin. Watch as the sun sets over Flamingo, the southernmost point in mainland Florida. 
Everglades National Park Florida
Long Drive to Florida Everglades
Everglades National Park Miami
The Everglades or Pa-hay-okee
Explore the pinelands by bike, paddle amongst the mangroves on Nine-Mile Pond, or tour the historic Nike Hercules missile base. Join a ranger on a slough slog deep into the heart of a cypress dome. Find solitude on your own on a week-long canoe trip, camping along the 99-mile Wilderness Waterway.


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