Learning About the Everglades
Hi there, my name is Ranger J and I want to welcome you to Everglades National Park!
This section of the web page is For Kids just like you, so that you can learn more about our park.
The Everglades is truly a unique and beautiful place that still contains many mysteries.
Over the years, a great many years in fact, Native Americans, soldiers, settlers, naturalists and scientists have all explored the Everglades trying to discover its secrets.
Did You Know?
Mermaid sightings have been reported by sailors throughout history who often blamed the part-woman, part-fish beings for leading them astray. But folklore experts believe that what those sailors were seeing were not mermaids, but rather air-breathing manatees, or their dugong relatives.