Everglades National Park in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Everglades National Park

Florida, USA

Outdoors- Other
Forests
National Parks

About Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida. The park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States, and the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River.



Attractions near Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park33.94km from Everglades National Park

Largest tropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades are a network of wetlands and forests fed by a river flowing 0.25 miles (0.40 km) per day out of Lake Okeechobee, southwest into Florida Bay. The park is the most significant breeding ground for tropical wading birds in North America and contains the largest mangrove ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere.

Fruit & Spice Park49.2km from Everglades National Park

The Fruit and Spice Park is a 37-acre park located in the heart of Redland, Florida and is the only botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The garden features more than 500 different types of international exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Visitors are allowed to sample fallen fruits and can enjoy this place very much.

Coral Castle51.48km from Everglades National Park

Coral Castle is an oolite limestone structure created by the Latvian-American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin. The structure comprises numerous megalithic stones, mostly limestone formed from coral, each weighing several tons. It is currently a privately operated tourist attraction.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park52.7km from Everglades National Park

70 nautical square miles (240 km²) of adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters. The park is approximately 25 miles in length and extends 3 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first underwater park in the United States. The primary attractions of the park are the coral reefs (such as Molasses Reef) and their associated marine life.

Monkey Jungle56.28km from Everglades National Park

Monkey Jungle is a 30-acre wildlife park established in 1933 for the exhibition and study of endangered monkeys in semi-natural habitats. It is now a popular tourist attraction in this county. The park has about 500 primates of 18 different species running loose.

Zoo Miami61.95km from Everglades National Park

This is a zoological park and garden near Miami and is the largest zoo in Florida. Originally established in 1948 at Crandon Park . This is the only tropical zoo in the continental United States.

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Miami-Dade County26 attractions

This is the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the most populous county in Florida and the seventh-most populous county in the United States. It is also Florida's third-largest county in terms of land area,