National Parks

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Florida’s National Parks are major destinations for visitors from all over the world.
Hiking, bicycling, and paddling trails are available in all of Florida’s National Parks.

National Parks in Florida

Big Cypress

Big Cypress National Preserve

Protecting the heart of the Big Cypress Swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve was established in 1974. Exploring its lush subtropical
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Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park protects the mangrove coastline of south Miami-Dade County along with living coral reefs and a handful of
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Canaveral National Seashore

Canaveral National Seashore

Canaveral National Seashore protects 58,000 acres of maritime hammocks, dunes, and coastline surrounding Cape Canaveral, a natural sandy cape that
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Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park

In its 1.5 million acres sweeping across South Florida, Everglades National Park offers outdoor experiences ranging from accessible boardwalks and
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Gulf view at Fort Barrancas

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Stretching across three Gulf Coast states, Gulf Islands National Seashore protects portions of the barrier islands between Navarre Beach, Florida
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One of the gems of the National Park system, Everglades National Park, offers some of the wildest backcountry experiences in the Southeast, as does its adjoining sister park, Big Cypress National Preserve. Biscayne National Park is all about the water, while our two National Seashores – Canaveral and Gulf Islands – showcase the beach. There are a score of smaller sites within the National Park System.

Recreation in Florida’s National Parks

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