Everglades National Park, Florida

Everglades National Park is a tropical wetland located at the tip of Florida. The park covers roughly 2357 square miles and attracts nearly 1 million visitors annually. Hiking and camping are the two most popular activities that visitors partake in. The park is home to a variety of wildlife including the American Crocodile, the Little Blue Heron, the Great Egret, and the Anhinga.

Everglades National Park Info


Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park Photos

On the road to Mahogany Hammock...

Sal Sciarrino posted a photo:

On the road to Mahogany Hammock...

Everglades National Park, Florida

Dwarf Cypress Forest

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Dwarf Cypress Forest

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Pa-Hey-Okee Overlook

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Pa-Hey-Okee Overlook

The classic Everglades view: Flat marshy grasslands as far as the eye can see.; the park is the largest sawgrass prairie in North America.
Due to it's unique ecosystem it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Osprey

Tony CC Gray posted a photo:

Osprey

Everglades National Park, Florida

Purple Gallinule

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Purple Gallinule

Everglades National Park, Florida

Black Vulture

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Black Vulture

Everglades National Park, Florida

Prairie Warbler

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Prairie Warbler

Everglades National Park, Florida

Reddish Egret

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Reddish Egret

Everglades National Park, Florida

Little Blue Heron "White Morph"

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Little Blue Heron "White Morph"

Everglades National Park, Florida

Red Shoulder Hawk

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Red Shoulder Hawk

Everglades National Park, Florida

Great Egret

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Great Egret

Everglades National Park, Florida

Red Shoulder Hawk

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Red Shoulder Hawk

Everglades National Park, Florida

Somewhere near Pay-hay-okee...

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Somewhere near Pay-hay-okee...

Everglades National Park

Gumbo-limbo Trail

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Gumbo-limbo Trail

Gumbo-limbo trees, also know as copperwood or chaca, are native to tropical areas of the Americas. This trail in Everglades National Park takes you through a Gumbo-limbo forest.

Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park

Authorized in 1934, Everglades National Park protects the southern portion of the unique ecosystem of marshes, prairies, sloughs, and mangroves known as the Everglades.
This is a view from a boardwalk on the Anhinga Trail.

Lubber Grasshopper

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Lubber Grasshopper

A common sight in the Florida Everglades, Lubber Grasshoppers are brightly colored, large insects you can't really miss.
I remember dissecting these things in high school biology.

SUNRISE

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SUNRISE

Giant Orange Grasshopper (Getting a Piggyback!)

Tony CC Gray posted a photo:

Giant Orange Grasshopper (Getting a Piggyback!)

Everglades National Park, Florida

prairie warbler

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prairie warbler

Yellow-crowned Night-heron

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Yellow-crowned Night-heron