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List of National Parks in Florida
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
46,000 acres (186.16 km2)
16. Feb. 1988
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Canaveral National Seashore
57,662 acres (23,335 ha)
3. Jan. 1975
Brevard County and Volusia County, Florida, USA
Big Cypress National Preserve
720,566 acres (291,603 ha)
4. Oct. 1974
Collier, Monroe, & Miami-Dade counties, Florida, USA
Miami-Dade, Monroe, & Collier counties, Florida, United States
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,
which plots the location of the various national parks.Knowing the precise location of Florida's national parks will help you plan your trip better. Here are some of the national parks in Florida :
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.