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

Download this fact sheet in PDF format using the links below.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 
50th Anniversary Wilderness Logo

Wilderness Act of 1964
HTML Full Text

 
Wilderness Trip Planner Cover


The Wilderness Trip Planner
PDF, 1.1 MB

 
Florida Bay Map


Florida Bay Map & Guide
PDF, 1.1 MB

Last updated: September 25, 2018

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Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034

Phone:

(305) 242-7700

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