Everglades National Park

FL

Where are we going?

Everglades National Park


FL

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What is there to do?

Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the entire country - that's pretty impressive!

It's also a World Heritage Site, which means it's a really important part of the country so it is protected - and all the plants and wildlife that live in the area will always have a happy home!

First of all, if you love wildlife then you are in for a treat! Alligators, panthers, manatees, and a huge variety of birds call the Everglades National Park home.

Kids will love checking out the mangrove forests, historic trails and even prehistoric sites!

The park have a series of trails and roads which are perfect for taking the bike out, or enjoying a long family hike. Breath in that fresh air! Much better than sitting in front of the television isn't it!

Love the water? Everglades National Park also have a ton of paddling and river activities for the family. Canoes and kayak trips can be enjoyed from a few hours to several days! For the multi-day trips there is backcountry camping which is always great fun. Fall asleep under the stars with your s'mores!

The park gives families a chance to boat and fish, as well as the always fascinating Ranger led programs. Each area of the park has a different program unique to that area, so there are plenty to choose from! 

So get out into the park, and have an amazing time getting back into nature. There are so many areas to explore and things to do, that you'll be planning your next visit before you even leave! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10 private vehicle. $5 pedestrian.

Discount: Annual passes of $25 available

Free Under: 16

LAST UPDATED 2014

When can we go?

365 days a year, 24 hours a day

Some entrances are closed evenings or seasonally.

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Any top tips?

Even though the entrances aren't manned 24 hours a day, you will never get locked in the park! Visitors can enter or exit at any time.

I’m Hungry!

Bring some lunch and enjoy some family time together!

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