Everglades National Park
Park Overview
Spanning the southern tip of the Florida peninsula and most of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park is the only subtropical preserve in North America. It 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.

Current Weather

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 7:55 pm EST
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