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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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  • Shark Valley is a good place to discover nature, of course, Alligators, turtles, birds... Walk in the bike, doable even for non athletes but watch out for sunburn! In addition to the CAP, of course, don't forget to protect the calves!
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  • This is a great place to learn about the Northern Everglades Park. It is a very different place than the Southern Everglades. The tram is well worth it. The guides are informative and the biking is of...  more »
  • Classic Everglades place full of alligators and birds, they bring you around with a little train that makes you notice all the animals in the circuit, however, has its own time to be respected and thus sometimes risk to miss something, it is possible to also make the bike circuit, to keep in mind for next time so as to be more independent.
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