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"the river of grass"

the everglades national park is one of florida's most interesting natural attactions. for those interested in nature and ecology this is a must see site in south florida. the national park has two entrances, the main entrance is at florida city south of miami, the gulf coast entrance is located at everglades city on the southwest coast. from the florida city visitor center you can drive approximately 35 miles through varied everglades ecosystems. the best wildlife viewing areas are the royal palm visitor center and the pa-hay-okee overlook. at the end of the road is the flamingo visitor center on florida bay which is known for it's excellent salt water fishing. the gulf coast visitor center is located on the west coast side of the park and offers excellent salt water fishing in the ten thousand island area of southwest florida.

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  • Pros:varied ecosystems
  • Cons:mosquitoes
  • Last visit to Everglades National Park: Oct 2008
  • Intro Updated Oct 7, 2011
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