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Adventure Activities to Do in Everglades National Park, Florida

Prabhakar Pillai
Everglades National Park is located in Florida, USA and draws around one million visitors annually. There are many fun and thrilling activities to indulge in here including fishing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, boating, bird watching and others.
Observe The Migrating Birds

In the northern part of Sanibel Island, visitors can sight red-shouldered hawks, roseate spoonbills and numerous other bird species.

Go Hiking

 Tourists have a choice of scenic trails including the Anhinga Trail, Gulf Coast Trails, Shark Valley Trails, Flamingo Trails and the Pine Island Trails. Visitors get to enjoy magnificent scenery and a variety of wildlife.
Explore Biscayne Bay

 Here visitors get to see exquisite coral reefs and historic shipwrecks. Popular activities here include swimming, fishing and snorkelling.
Enjoy Diving

The park boasts of  Florida's coral necklace that has as many as 40 coral species and over 600 fish species. Diving as well as snorkelling trips are on offer.
Climb Up the Pa-Hay-Okee Lookout Tower

 From this vantage point tourists can enjoy an aerial view of the beautiful park. A must-see is the lush mangroves and rich wildlife.
Drive from Homestead to Flamingo

The road is bordered by diverse natural habitats ranging from marshes and pinelands to sloughs and mangroves. On the way are many observation towers and boardwalks.
Go Canoeing

 The adventurous can rent a canoe in Flamingo and paddle in the parks numerous and spectacular water trails.
Visit the Mahogany Hammock Trail

 The highlight of this place is the biggest mahogany tree of the United States. Enjoy the Mahogany Hammock here which is a novel  and diverse ecosystem.