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Everglades National Park Opens Following Tropical Storm Isaac Closure

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Date: August 27, 2012
Contact: Leslie Velarde, 305-224-4260
Contact: General Park Information, 305-242-7700

Everglades National Park Opens Following Tropical Storm Isaac Closure 

HOMESTEAD, Florida - Everglades National Park experienced minor impacts from Tropical Storm Isaac. Park staff is working to open all visitor facilities in the next day.  

Everglades National Park will reopen at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, August 28. Areas re-opening include the main entrance west of Florida City, Flamingo, Shark Valley and the Gulf Coast Visitor Center at Everglades City. 

More information on park operations may be obtained by calling 305-242-7700. 

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Over the course of thousands of years, the natural communities of South Florida have become well adapted to the devastating effects of seasonal hurricanes. In fact, such storms are considered an important element in the long-term health of the Everglades.