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Everglades National Park - Attractions in Miami

The Everglades National Park is one of the largest natural parks in the country with hundreds of magnificent reptiles, mammals, birds, and fish species. It also has a diverse habitat which allows for a wide range of activities from biking, boating, fresh and salt water fishing and canoeing. Many people also come to the Everglades National Park to go camping in Pine Island, Flamingo and other sites. Hiking is also a popular activity, especially along its Anhinga Trail and Pahayokee Overlook Trails. If you're a bird lover, be sure to do some bird watching in Birdwatcher's Paradise. Also be sure to go canoeing or kayaking in the Nine Mile Pond, Hell's Bay or Flamingo.

The best time to go to the Everglades National Park is in the spring and winter months when it is generally dry and warm. In the summer, it can get quite humid and there can be too many mosquitoes. The park itself is open 365 days a year. The Ernest Coe Visitor Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm between mid-April and mid-December. Shark Valley is open 8:30 am to 6 pm, while the Gulf Coast entrance is open 24 hours a day.

Everglades National Park - Atractions in Miami

Everglades National Park: Nature + Adventure

The Everglades National Park costs $10 for vehicles and the fee is good for seven consecutive days. Pedestrians and cyclists pay $5 and the fee admits one individual for seven days. Children and those 16 years and younger get in free of charge. Camping costs $30 per site with an electrical hookup. When walking around the Park, be sure to follow and obey all the warning signs. Don't feed the animals; if you feed or otherwise disturb wildlife and you are caught, you will be fined for $5000.

Keep in mind that the Everglades National Park is susceptible to wild fires, especially after a lightning storm. If you see any sign of a fire, be sure to contact a park ranger or staff member immediately. Also if you plan on hiking or biking along the trails, be sure you bring a detailed map and have someone with you who knows where they're going. Don't bring any pets with you; this can put your life and your pet's life in danger. Note that No rollerblades, roller-skates, scooters, or skateboards are allowed on any of the park's trails.

Everglades National Park - Atractions in Miami

The Everglades National Park a nice thing to do when in Miami

The Everglades National Park is located on 40001 State Road 9336 in Homestead, Florida. It has many entrances and parts to it. You can choose to access the park from the Ernest Coe Visitor's Center, the Flamingo Visitor Center, the Shark Valley Visitor Center, the Chekika entrance, and the Gulf Coast Visitor Center. Get individual directions to these places on the Everglades website.

The Everglades National Park is cheap to enter for pedestrians, cyclists and those who have a vehicle. Senior citizens over 62 only pay $10 for a lifetime pass, and it admits the pass holder and three other adults in one motor vehicle. U.S permanent residents and citizens with a disability can also get a free lifetime access pass. For camping, seniors pay half price, only $15.00 per camping site.

The Everglades National Park is a great option for travelers and families on a budget. Admission fees are cheap, are good for a week, and there are tons of attractions in the park to keep you occupied day after day. If you want to take an eco tour or an airboat ride of the park, shop around the internet for the best deal. Check out the best prices and discounts on the Everglades Safari Park tour, the Viatour, and the Gator Park Tour.

Everglades National Park - Atractions in Miami

The Everglades National Park entertainment for all

The Everglades National Park is one of the best attractions in all of South Florida and fun for everyone. Families and their kids will adore exploring the park and watching the wildlife, especially the alligators. Kids will love trying out the ranger programs and the Everglades National Park Junior Ranger. Groups and families will enjoy hiking, kayaking and camping in the park as well as fishing.

Swamps and wilderness cover the southwestern lands of Florida. The Everglades features a variery of wild flora and fauna which tourists can discover through a fun air boat ride. Covering 25% of the state of Florida, Everglades National Park is number 3 among other biggest national parks, such as Yellowstone and Death Valley.

Everglades National Park - Atractions in Miami

The Everglades National Park: wild and awesome!

It homes hundreds of species, in particular the Florida panther, the American crocodile, and the West Indian manatee which have been declared endangered.

The Everglades National Park showcases the biggest subtropical wilderness of the United States made up of a slow-moving river originating from Lake Okeechobee.When visiting the Everglades National Park, you will be able to discover a piece of wilderness not to far from metropolitan Miami and surroundings. The fast and splashy air boat ride does not only get your adrenaline going, but also invites you to the home of wildlife surrounded by mangrove and cypress trees.

The tour guides will instruct you through the tour where you will also see thousands of bird species up close. After the ride, take a seat and enjoy the Alligator show where the trainer tames the beast measuring well over 6 feet! For a perfect souvenir, have a hand-on experience as you hold and take a picture with a baby alligator... and for a perfect finale, you can even have a taste of Alligator meat which tastes just like chicken!


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