Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Everglades National Park
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Location Florida
Nearest city Florida City, FL
Area[1] 1,508,536 acres (6,104.8 km²)
{1,507,783 acres (6,101.8 km²) federal}
Established December 6, 1947
Visitors[2] 1,074,764 (in 2007)
Governing body U.S. National Park Service
Website NPS - Everglades


Everglades National Park is a national park located in the state of Florida. It is the largest wildlife area east of the Mississippi River, and draws roughly one million visitors annually.

References

  1. NPS Listing of Acreage 9/30/2008
  2. NPS Reports -> Ranking Report -> 2007
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