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Everglades National Park, Florida City

#17 of 265 in Nature in Florida
Must see · World heritage site · National Park · Park
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey. The diversity of plant and animal life here has earned the park recognition as an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance. It's one of only three places in the world to occupy a spot on all three lists. You'll find trails for hiking and biking in drier sections of the Everglades, while canoeing, kayaking, boating, and fishing are popular along the many waterways. December to March is the most popular time to visit due to comfortable temperatures, drier air, and lower mosquito activity. Use our Florida City trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Everglades National Park and other attractions in Florida City.
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  • The ongoing pandemic has definitely taken a toll on a lot of businesses and public places since a consumer's mindset to buy anything outside of essentials or to visit a public place like a park or...  more »
  • We entered the park from the Palm Drive - Homestead area. We drove to the Earnest Coe visitor center and pick up a map. The park rangers explained a few of the most used trails and how to find them.....  more »
  • Wow, am amazing place. Great walls, great place to see an alligator as well as a crocodile! Amazing, I'll be back with more time next time
  • It was so packed on Saturday morning we couldn’t even park. I’d recommend going sometime during the week. Make sure you bring some shoes you don’t mind getting muddy.

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