List of National Parks in Florida
|1||Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve||46,000 acres (186.16 km2)||16. Feb. 1988||Jacksonville, Florida, USA|
|2||Canaveral National Seashore||57,662 acres (23,335 ha)||3. Jan. 1975||Brevard County and Volusia County, Florida, USA|
|3||Big Cypress National Preserve||720,566 acres (291,603 ha)||4. Oct. 1974||Collier, Monroe, & Miami-Dade counties, Florida, USA|
|4||Everglades National Park||1,508,538 acres (2,357.091 sq mi; 610,484 ha; 6,104.84 km2), 1,505,976 acres (2,353.088 sq mi; 609,447 ha; 6,094.47 km2) federal||30. May. 1934||Miami-Dade, Monroe, & Collier counties, Florida, United States|
|5||Biscayne National Park||172,971 acres (69,999 ha)||28. Jun. 1980||Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States|
Florida National Parks
Florida national parks attract people from all over. There a number of national parks in Florida, where you can get a glimpse of the state's ecosystem. Look up a Florida state map,
Big Cypress National Preserve: This park was the first park to be set up under the National Park System. It is spread over three counties - Collier, Monroe, and Dade. Every year more than half a million visitors come to visit this park. The variety of wildlife, which you can see there include Florida panther, bear and white-tailed deer etc.
Florida's Dry Tortugas National Park: this bird and marine life sanctuary also has some of the healthiest coral reefs in the shore of North America. The park is open throughout the year, however during April and May the weather is the best. An entry fee of $5 is charged per person.
Biscayne National Park : Among other things, this park contains lush green forests and dirt trails. Some of the organisms that you can see in the park include birds, shrimps, crabs, lobster etc. Camping and snorkeling are some of the popular activities, which tourists like to indulge.
Some of the other national parks in Florida are: Gulf Islands National Seashore, Big Cypress National Preserve, Dry Tortugas National Park and Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve etc.
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Last Updated Date: May 23, 2016