Where Is the Everglades National Park Located?


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Everglades National Park, which covers 1.5 million acres, is located in southern Florida. The park lies to the west of Miami and to the east of Big Cyprus National Park.

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Everglades National Park sits in three counties: Monroe, Miami-Dade, and Collier. Visitors to the park have the option of entering the park via car or by boat via the coastal boundaries and waterways.

The park is a World Heritage Site, a Wetland of International Importance and an International Biosphere Reserve. Additionally, the park offers a habitat for a number of rare and endangered animals, including the Florida panther, manatees and the American crocodile.

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