Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park Entrance
It was mid-afternoon when we arrived at the entrance to the Everglades National Park. The road from the Ernest Coe Visitor Center at the entrance near Homestead to ...

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The Everglades are lakes and keys, bays and bights, and ponds like Coot Bay Pond.

Map Lower Portion of the Everglades NP
It is about 12 miles from Homestead to the Ernest Coe Visitor Center at the entrance to the Park. Along the 38-mile two-lane park road are seven main points of . . .

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The Everglades are islands of pines scattered across the Sea of Sawgrass . . .

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Some things are nearly impossible to capture -- at least for me.. The Grand Canyon was to vast. The Everglades are too subtle.
What follows here is not the Everglades...

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The Everglades are miles of sawgrass prairies such as this scene from the Payhayokee Overlook . . .

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The Everglades are an impenetrable jungle of mixed hardwood trees like this one at Mahogany Hammock . . .

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The ubiquitous Australian pines were originally imported as a decorative tree on some estates in the
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The Everglades are waterways and Mangrove's impenetrable roots . . .

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The Everglades are trails like this one near the Flamingo Camp Grounds . . .

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The Everglades are canals and rivers and lakes and bays . . .

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The Everglades are "a broad, shallow, slow moving river." - The National Park Service