Everglades National Park
|Everglades National Park|
|Location||Miami-Dade, Monroe, & Collier counties, Florida, United States|
|Nearest city||Florida City|
|Area||1,508,976 acres (6,106.61 km2)|
1,508,243 acres (2,356.6 sq mi) federal
|Authorized||May 30, 1934|
|Visitors||597,124 (in 2018)|
|Governing body||National Park Service|
|Website||Everglades National Park|
|Criteria||viii, ix, x|
|Designated||1979 (3rd session)|
|State Party||United States|
|Region||Europe and North America|
|Designated||4 June 1987|
Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida. The park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States and the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River. An average of one million people visit the park each year.
References[change | change source]
- "Everglades National Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. August 28, 1987. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
- "The National Parks: Index 2012–2016" (PDF). nps.gov. National Park Service. p. 47. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 November 2018. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
- "Five Year Annual Recreation Visits Report". Public Use Statistic Office, National Park Service. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- "Everglades National Park". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "Park Statistics". National Park Service. Retrieved March 28, 2017.