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Address: Everglades National Park, FL
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305-221-8776
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This 100-mile long river is actually the Everglades.

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After visiting this stop for the first time, this part of the Everglades NP is my favorite. Warning: get there early because the parking fills up quickly and it tends to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 February 2017
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

After visiting this stop for the first time, this part of the Everglades NP is my favorite. Warning: get there early because the parking fills up quickly and it tends to get crowded. There are ample opportunities to observe alligators and birds galore. The gators even walk up on the sidewalks, making themselves right at home (of course, it IS... More 

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Flanders, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Being a nature photographer as a hobby, this was a fantastic photo experience for me. You can either walk, bike or take the park tram on the nature trail. It is loaded with gators, and wading birds of every type and color. Turtles too. The loop trail I believe is about six miles long. I walked about a mile &... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were in town for an event that recommended we do a slough slog and we found this FREE slog offered by the NPS. The only associated cost is the park entrance fee but I already had a National Parks pass so we were set. This was an amazing experience with Ranger Gustavo Lopez and I would have been wiling... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped here on a recent trip due to TA reviews and were not disappointed. The trails here are a ~7 mile trip out to the observation tower at the very back of the area, with a similar length trip back again afterwards. You can opt to hike there yourself for free (other than the entrance fee you'd need to... More 

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Where to choose to go when visiting the Everglades for the day from Miami?I had researched it a lot and this seemed to be the best bet...we had a good walk around the nature trails near the visitor centre and saw several alligators and some birds, plus turtles. To get the best experience here- and to make it worthwhile, really... More 

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Lake Wales, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We went during the summer which means, not a lot of wildlife to see. We did end up seeing about 8 gators while on the tram ride. The staff is very informative and they make sure to point out birds, gators they see along the ride. Half way through the ride you go to a look out point. It is... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This vast expanse of grasses and dwarf cypress is quite amazing. We enjoyed the walking and found lots of opportunities for photography . Wildlife was plentiful but given it was the middle of summer perhaps not as much as others have described , the upside was that crowds were non existent- we had many places to ourselves.

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Just a "Walk in the Park"!!!! Karen and I went slough slogging in Shark Valley Area of the Everglades National Park....celebrating their 100th year Celebration. A special thank you goes to Ranger Gustova Lopez ..... For his great leadership and information.... Mostly .....for keeping us safe!!!!! Going back to do the tram.... So much to do!!!

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Endwell, New York
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Spent the day on 25 mile biking and walking trip at the national park. Gators were everywhere. Saw lots of wild life from endangered birds, butterflies, lizards and lots of different types of fish. The staff was friendly and helpful. Restrooms were clean and convenient Parking was easy and right there. Overall, this was a great day.

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Hike / tranquil walk, bike ride, picnicker, a beautiful day out out with nature for the entire family to enjoy plenty to see and take pics

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