Everglades - Miami Beach Attractions - Tourism Miami Florida

National Park Service with 1.5 million acres of swamps, saw-grass prairies and sub-tropical jungles, Everglades National Park is one of the most unusual public parks in the United States. Located on the southern tip of Florida, the park is home to 14 rare and endangered species, including the American Crocodile, the Florida Panther and the West Indian Manatee. A large portion of the park is primitive, explored only by adventurisms and researchers but visitors have ample opportunity to walk, camp and canoe.

Everglades National Park is a must visit Miami Tourist Site. Apart from housing 14 rare species like West Indian Manatee, the Florida Panther and American Crocodile, Everglades National Park is a delightful place to visit during Miami Tours. Kindle your adventurous spirit by exploring the primitive portion of the park. Also try your hand at canoeing and set camps after a daylong walk in Everglades National Park.

The Park contains both temperate and tropical plant communities, including sawgrass prairies, mangrove and cypress swamps, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks, as well as marine and estuarine environments. The park is known for its rich bird life, particularly large wading birds, such as the roseate spoonbill, wood stork, great blue heron and a variety of egrets. It is also the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles exist side by side. Everglades National Park has been designated a World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve, and a Wetland of International Importance. Ranger led walks and talks are offered year-round from the Royal Palm Visitor Center west of the main entrance,and at Flamingo, Shark Valley, and Gulf Coast during the winter months. Boat tours are available year-round at Flamingo and Gulf Coast. For information and reservations, call Flamingo Lodge Boat Tours at 239-695-3101, or Everglades National Park Boat Tours at 239-695-2591. Tram tours are available at Shark Valley year round; call 305-221-8455 for information and reservations.