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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Directions

Everglades National Park covers 1.5 million acres of South Florida and spans 3 counties - Monroe, Miami-Dade, and Collier.

There are 3 ways to access the park by car. The main entrance located in Homestead, Florida connects visitors to the Royal Palm Area and the Flamingo Area of Everglades National Park. The Shark Valley entrance is located in Miami, Florida and the Gulf Coast Entrance is located in Everglades City.

Additionally, boaters and paddlers can enter the park through its coastal boundaries and waterways. Visitor Centers are located at the Main Entrance, Flamingo, Shark Valley and Gulf Coast.

 
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Everglades National Park Flamingo Visitor Center in Flamingo, Florida

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Click here for directions to the Flamingo Visitor Center in Flamingo, Florida

 
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Shark Valley Area

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Gulf Coast Visitor Center

Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades City

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Click here for directions to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades City, Florida

Did You Know?

Manatee and Baby Swimming

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.