Everglades National Park
Park Address: Southern Florida
Latitude and Longitude GPS: 25.7459° N, 80.5550° W
Park Hours: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Park Fees: Annual Entrance Pass $40. Seven-day entrance passes are $20 for a private vehicle, $15 for a motorcycle, and $8 for an individual. Persons under age 16 are admitted free.
Visitor Center Information: Address: 40001 State Hwy 9336, Homestead, FL 33034 Phone: 305-242-7700
Year Established as a National Park: December 6, 1947
Park Size:1.5 Million acres (6070.284634)
Weather Summary: Humid and Hot
Hiking Trails and Overlooks: Orchard Trail in Rouge National Urban Park 30-60 minutess, Mizzy Lake Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park 6 hours, Cup and Saucer Trail on Manitoulin Island 4 hours.
Wet lands, Rivers, Swamps, Brush
Oceans, Rivers and Lakes: Shark River, Harney River
Animals Native to Park: American Alligator, Coral Snake, Crappie Fish, Florida Panther, Fox, Peacock, Egret, Eagle.Interesting Facts About Everglades National Park: The Everglades receives an average of 60 inches of rain a year. To put that in perspective, Seattle, Washington, receives a little more than half of that annual amount!