Guided Tours

Dry Tortugas National Park

Superintendent Name: 
Dan Kimball
Welcome to Dry Tortugas National Park, which is located 68 miles west of Key West and includes seven islands amid 100 square miles of shoals, water and coral. It is an unparalleled wildlife sanctuary, protecting an incredible diversity of mammals, birds, fish and flora. Along with its flora and fauna, the park also boasts legends of pirates and sunken gold and its military past.
Park Acreage: 
647001
Highest Point: 
Loggerhead Key
Highest Point Elevation: 
10 feet
Visitor Count: 
64122
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Fort Jefferson
Entrance Fees: 
Individual Pass (valid for 7 days): $5; Camping Pass: $3 (per night)
Nearest Major City: 
Key West, FL
Gateway Communities: 
Key West, FL; Sugarloaf Shores, FL; Summerland Key, FL; Big Pine Key, FL
Nearby Airports: 
Key West International Airport (EYW)

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Everglades National Park

Superintendent Name: 
Dan Kimball
Everglades National Park, the largest remaining subtropical wilderness in the continental United States, is located less than an hour's drive from Miami. This unparalleled wildlife sanctuary protects an incredible diversity of mammals, birds, fish and flora and boasts rare and endangered species, such as the American crocodile, Florida panther, and West Indian manatee.
Park Acreage: 
1.50854e+06
Highest Point: 
Grossman Hammock
Highest Point Elevation: 
12 feet
Visitor Count: 
954022
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Florida Bay
Endangered Species: 
American crocodile; Green Turtle; Atlantic Ridley Turtle; Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle; Atlantic Leatherback Turtle; Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow; Snail (Everglades) Kite; Wood Stork; West Indian Manatee; Florida Panther; Key Largo Wood Rat; Key Largo Cotton Mouse; Red-cockaded Woodpecker; Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly; Garber's Spurge
Entrance Fees: 
Individual Pass (valid for 7 days): $5; Vehicle Pass (valid for 7 days): $10; Everglades National Park Annual Pass: $25
Nearest Major City: 
Florida City, FL
Gateway Communities: 
Everglades City, FL; Chokoloskee, FL; Copeland, FL; Ochopee, FL; Homestead, FL
Nearby Airports: 
Miami International Aiirport (MIA)

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Crater Lake National Park

Superintendent Name: 
Chuck Lundy
Welcome to Crater Lake National Park, located in Southern Oregon on the crest of the Cascade Mountain range, 100 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. Crater Lake has inspired people for hundreds of years with its deep, blue lake, surrounding 2,000 foot high cliffs, two picturesque islands, and tumultuous volcanic past. It is a place of exceptional beauty, as it lies inside a caldera created when the Mount Mazama collapsed 7,700 years ago following a large eruption.
Park Acreage: 
183224
Highest Point: 
Mount Scott
Highest Point Elevation: 
8929 feet
Visitor Count: 
388972
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Crater Lake; Munson Valley; Rim Village
Endangered Species: 
American Peregrine Falcon; Gray Wolf; Columbian White-tailed Deer; Pumice Grapefern
Entrance Fees: 
Vehicle Pass (valid for 7 days): $10
Nearest Major City: 
Medford, OR
Gateway Communities: 
Fort Klamath, OR; Prospect, OR; Chemult, OR; Chiloquin, OR
Nearby Airports: 
Medford Airport (MFR)

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Superintendent Name: 
John Benjamin
Welcome to Carslbad Caverns National Park, located in the heart of the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and west Texas. Underneath the surface scattered with prickly pears, chollas, sotols and agaves lie more than 300 known caves. The park contains 113 of these caves, formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone, creating some of the largest caves in North America.
Park Acreage: 
46766
Highest Point: 
Guadalupe Ridge
Highest Point Elevation: 
6535 feet
Visitor Count: 
407367
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Chihuahuan Desert, Big Room; Mexican Freetail Bats; Bottomless Pit; Giant Dome; Rock Of Ages; Painted Grotto
Endangered Species: 
Gray-banded Kingsnake
Entrance Fees: 
Individual Pass (valid for 7 days): $6; Children 15 years old and under: Free
Nearest Major City: 
Carlsbad, NM
Gateway Communities: 
Whites City, NM; Carlsbad, NM; Loving, NM; Malaga, NM
Nearby Airports: 
Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ); El Paso International Airport (ELP); Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB); Midland International Airport (MAF)

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