Wilderness 101

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness comprises nearly 1.3 million acres of Everglades National Park. This vast landscape affords unparalleled opportunities for viewing wildlife, embarking on a rugged adventure, marveling at dark skies, or simply enjoying quiet solitude in a vast expanse of land and sea.

Take a moment to learn more about the benefits and opportunities presented by this unique area, and plan a visit to enjoy it firsthand. Learn even more through the Gateway to National Park Service Wilderness.

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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness: An Introduction

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