Everglades National Park photo

Everglades National Park

30 May, 1934
1,508,934.25 acres
(6,106.4 km2)
Visitors in 2017

Everglades National Park is a U.S. National Park in Florida that protects the southern 20 percent of the original Everglades. In the United States, it is the largest tropical wilderness, the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River, and is visited on average by one million people each year. It is the third-largest national park in the lower 48 states after Death Valley and Yellowstone. It has been declared an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance, one of only three locations in the world to appear on all three lists.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Miami International Airport (MIA)
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)
Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

Towns Nearby

Key Largo
Marco Island
Fort Lauderdale
Boca Raton

Visitor Centers

Royal Palm Visitor Center
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Flamingo Visitor Center
Gulf Coast Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check nps.gov for accurate open hours.

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.