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Shark Valley, Everglades National Park

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Shark Valley offers an opportunity to explore America's marshlands using a paved road, a limestone trail, and a boardwalk. Take a self-guided tour through the sawgrass slough and tropical hardwood forests. As a part of Everglades National Park, the 24 km (15 mi) trail winds through alligator territory and is also home to turtles, deer, and other wildlife. Halfway along the path, climb the observation tower to view the valley's panorama. You'll find bicycles for rent and tram tours available at the site as well. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Everglades National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Shark Valley and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We chose this option rather than air boat tours on the advice of a freind and feel it was a goood choice - even if a further drive from Fort Myers. It was very busy and we had a 15 - 20 minute wait to...  more »
  • The Tower offers a beautiful ballad. We have bikes ' bikes, 24km in 3 h 30 with lots of stop for admired the big bebete.c' is impressonent to see that it is possible to walk was only a meter of the alligatores barrier-free secure. It sits along the path, crosses the path, etc... We had a great chance to see a lot of newborns. For pris, the entrance to the car park you will cost $ 25 but is valid 7 days and this in all the by everglades. The bikes cost $ 9 an hour. There is also the possibility to tour in small buses at a price of $ 25 a person, but you won't have the same proximity than by bike. It's a place to do absolutely. Its still for me the most beautiful park in the everglades.
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  • During the past week, we've stopped at nearly all the visitor centers of Everglades National Park from the beginning of the park on the west to Shark Valley. We also spent a LOT of $$ on concession bo...  more »