Shark Valley Observation Tower

Spiraling concrete observation tower is silhouetted against a bright blue sky
The high elevation of the Shark Valley Tower provides wonderful views of the Everglades

NPS Photo/ A Sanchez

Quick Facts

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The highest elevation a visitor can reach by foot in the entire park, at 70 feet in elevation. Panoramic views up to 20 miles of the Everglades are a favorite for visitors. The elevated view provides wonderful perspective of the diverse landscapes. Open year round and 24-hours a day.

Everglades National Park

Last updated: April 5, 2024