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)