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Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (239)-353-8442 Email: floridapanther@fws.gov Distance: 8.45 miles

Ten Thousand Islands NWR is located in Collier County on the southwest coast of Florida. Established in 1996, this 35,000 acres refuge protects important mangrove habitats and a rich diversity of native wildlife, including several endangered species. The refuge is part of the largest expanses of mangrove forest in North America. Approximately two thirds of the refuge is mangrove forest, which...

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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

12 Activites Phone: (239)-417-6310 Email: info@rookerybay.org Distance: 10.90 miles

An amazing world exists within the pristine mangrove-fringed waterways, uplands and freshwater wetlands that can be found only a few miles away from downtown Naples. This estuarine environment, where rivers meet the sea, provides an ideal setting for visitors to enjoy a variety of outdoor learning experiences and outstanding recreational activities, including boating, kayaking, birdwatching and m...

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Big Cypress National Preserve Park

Rank: 70 10 Activites Phone: (239)-695-1201 Email: bob_degross@nps.gov Distance: 26.66 miles

The freshwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp, essential to the health of the neighboring Everglades, support the rich marine estuaries along Florida's southwest coast. Protecting over 729,000 acres of this vast swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther.

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Matlacha Pass National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (239)-472-1100 Email: dingdarling@fws.gov Distance: 45.96 miles

Matlacha Pass NWR, administered as a satellite refuge of J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR, is located within the Matlacha Pass Charlotte Harbor estuary, Lee County, Florida, approximately 8 miles northwest of Fort Myers. On September 26, 1908, three small islands were established as a ". . . preserve and breeding ground for native birds" by President Theodore Roosevelt through Executive Order 943. Since...

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J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (239)-472-1100 Email: dingdarling@fws.gov Distance: 47.08 miles

The J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge is located on the subtropical barrier island of Sanibel in the Gulf of Mexico. The refuge is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States. It is world famous for its spectacular wading bird populations.

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Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (239)-472-1100 Email: dingdarling@fws.gov Distance: 50.63 miles

The Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), administered as a satellite refuge of J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR, is located in Lee County on the Caloosahatchee River within the city of Fort Myers. The refuge was established by President Woodrow Wilson on July 1, 1920, through Executive Order 3299 as a ". . . preserve and breeding ground for native birds". Originally, the Caloosahatchee refuge c...

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Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (239)-353-8442 Email: floridapanther@fws.gov Distance: 55.96 miles

Florida Panther NWR was established in 1989 under the authority of the Endangered Species Act to protect the Florida panther and its habitat. The refuge consists of 26,400 acres and is located within the heart of the Big Cypress Basin in southwest Florida. This subtropical ecosystem covers more than 2,400 square miles of diverse wetland and upland habitat types. The refuge encompasses the northe...

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Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (239)-472-1100 Email: dingdarling@fws.gov Distance: 60.99 miles

The Pine Island NWR is located on the southwest coast of Florida, north of Sanibel Island in the Pine Island Sound. It is administered as part of the J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR. The refuge was established by President Theodore Roosevelt through Executive Order 939 in 1908 to protect the thousands of herons, egrets, and pelicans that were being hunted to support the plume trade in the early 1900's. ...

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.12 miles

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness now contains a total of 1,296,500 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1978 the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportun...

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Lake Okeechobee National Park

11 Activites Phone: (863)-983-8101 Distance: 64.51 miles

As lake, waterway and surrounding countryside, Okeechobee shows the many faces of Florida. A canopy of moss-draped live oaks hides clusters of sabal palms. A tangle of water plants marks the boundary where wetland meets lakeshore. A lone alligator suns on a riverbank in a deceptively calm moment. Wild birds take flight in a sudden explosion of motion. Between the muted pastels of dawn and the...

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Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (239)-472-1100 Email: dingdarling@fws.gov Distance: 67.45 miles

Island Bay NWR, administered as a satellite of the J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR, is located in the Cape Haze area of Charlotte Harbor, Charlotte County, Florida--southwest of Punta Gorda. The Refuge was established as a ". . . preserve and breeding ground for native birds" on October 23, 1908, through Executive Order 958 signed by President Theodore Roosevelt. Later, on October 23, 1970, President Ri...

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Everglades National Park

Rank: 67 9 Activites Email: EVER_Information@nps.gov Distance: 70.78 miles

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther. An international treasure as well - a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, a Wetland of International Importance, and a specially protected areas under the Cartagena Treaty.

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (561)-732-3684 Email: loxahatchee@fws.gov Distance: 81.82 miles

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is located seven miles west of the city of Boynton Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida. The refuge was established in 1951 under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act and is managed through a license agreement between the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In total, the refuge inc...

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Florida Keys Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 87.14 miles

The Florida Keys Wilderness now contains a total of 6,197 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1975 the Florida Keys Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Biscayne National Park

Rank: 118 6 Activites Email: bisc_information@nps.gov Distance: 89.46 miles

Within sight of downtown Miami, yet worlds away, Biscayne protects a rare combination of aquamarine waters, emerald islands, and fish-bejeweled coral reefs. Here too is evidence of 10,000 years of human history, from pirates and shipwrecks to pineapple farmers and presidents. Outdoors enthusiasts can boat, snorkel, camp, watch wildlife...or simply relax in a rocking chair gazing out over the bay.

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National Key Deer Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (305)-872-2239 Email: keydeer@fws.gov Distance: 91.09 miles

The National Key Deer Refuge was established in 1957 to protect and preserve Key deer and other wildlife resources in the Florida Keys. The refuge is located in the lower Florida Keys and currently consists of approximately 9,200 acres of land that includes pine rockland forests, tropical hardwood hammocks, freshwater wetlands, salt marsh wetlands, and mangrove forests. These natural communities...

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Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (305)-451-4223 Email: crocodilelake@fws.gov Distance: 91.72 miles

Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 to protect critical breeding and nesting habitat for the endangered American crocodile and other wildlife. The refuge is located in north Key Largo and is currently comprised of 6,700 acres including 650 acres of open water. It contains a mosaic of habitat types including tropical hardwood hammock, mangrove forest, and salt marsh. ...

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Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (305)-872-0774 Email: keydeer@fws.gov Distance: 92.23 miles

Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1938 as a haven for great white herons, migratory birds, and other wildlife. The refuge is located in the lower Florida Keys and consists of almost 200,000 acres of open water and islands that are north of the primary Keys from Marathon to Key West. The islands account for approximately 7,600 acres and are primarily mangroves with som...

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Dry Tortugas National Park

Rank: 259 4 Activites Email: DRTO_Information@nps.gov Distance: 101.58 miles

Almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West lies the remote Dry Tortugas National Park. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area.

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Park

12 Activites Phone: (305)-809-4700 Email: floridakeys@noaa.gov Distance: 101.95 miles

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary supports one of the most diverse assemblages of underwater plants and animals in North America. Although best known for is coral reefs, the shallow nearshore waters contain interconnecting and interdependent marine habitats that include fringing mangroves, seagrass meadows, hardbottom regions, patch reefs, and bank reefs. This complex marine ecosystem is the...

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Key West National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (305)-872-0774 Email: keydeer@fws.gov Distance: 105.27 miles

Key West National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds and other wildlife. This refuge was the first established in the Florida Keys and one of the earliest refuges in the United States. The refuge encompasses more than 200,000 acres with only 2,000 acres of land. The area is home to more than 250 species of b...

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Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (561)-546-6141 Email: hobesound@fws.gov Distance: 114.06 miles

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, was established September 30, 1969. It is a coastal refuge bisected by the Indian River Lagoon into two separate tracts of land totaling over 1000 acres. The 735 acre Jupiter Island tract provides some of the most productive sea turtle nesting habitat in the United States, and the 300 acre sand pine scrub mainland tract is valued because more than 90 percent o...

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Island Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 114.65 miles

The Island Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 20 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1970 the Island Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 114.65 miles

The J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness now contains a total of 2,619 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for so...

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Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (850)-226-3561 Distance: 114.65 miles

The Appalachee Scenic Byway traverses the western end of the Apalachicola National Forest. The flat, grassy savannahs are home to a wide variety of wildflowers such as orchids, sudews, and carnivorous pitcher plants. The byway passes through forests of oak, cypress, and long leaf pine, and is home to several varieties of wildlife, including the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. The byway also...

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