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Campsites in Everglades National Park can be accessed by canoe or kayak. Canoes can be rented by the day at the ranger station in Everglades City. ; file photo
A park ranger collects tolls at the entrance to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. ; file photo
Everglades National Park's Gulf Coast Visitor Center serves as an information-packed gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands. ; File Photo
State park ranger Matt Kruse leads visitors along the Black Island Trail at Lovers Key State Park.; file photo
On vacation with his wife and children from Trenton, Ontario, Jeff Urquhart watches the scenery fly by with to his oldest son, 9-year-old Justin, left, while touring the Everglades with Wooten's Airboat Tours.; File Photo
A group of eco-tourists led by Capt. Jason Sine of Everglades Area Tours, walks part of the beach of Pavilion Key in the Everglades National Park off the coast of Chokoloskee. ; file photo
The viewing tower at Everglades National Park at Shark Valley can be accessed by bicycle or by riding the park services tram. ; File Photo
Lover's Key Park ranger Randy Hutto, right, leads a group of visitors on a beach walk tour where they learned about the park's ecosystem, shelling, and other related topics.; file photo
The Ten Thousand Islands offer many places to camp from beaches to chickee huts in Everglades National Park. ; file photo 
Take a four-hour canoe excursion through the Ten Thousand Islands at Everglades National Park.; file photo
A 360 degree unobstructed view of the wetlands at Everglades National Park at Shark Valley can be obtained at the park's viewing tower. Patrons can ride bicycles around the 15-mile tram path of which the tower is at the halfway mark.; file photo
Martha Applegate, from New Mexico, looks for birds during a birding expediton hosted by park rangers at Lovers Key State Park in Bonita Springs Thursday. Patrons are taught some of the basic skills in identifying birds.

Photo by JASON EASTERLY

File photo Campsites in Everglades National Park can be accessed by canoe or kayak. Canoes can be rented by the day at the ranger station in Everglades City. ; file photo A park ranger collects tolls at the entrance to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. ; file photo Everglades National Park's Gulf Coast Visitor Center serves as an information-packed gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands. ; File Photo State park ranger Matt Kruse leads visitors along the Black Island Trail at Lovers Key State Park.; file photo On vacation with his wife and children from Trenton, Ontario, Jeff Urquhart watches the scenery fly by with to his oldest son, 9-year-old Justin, left, while touring the Everglades with Wooten's Airboat Tours.; File Photo A group of eco-tourists led by Capt. Jason Sine of Everglades Area Tours, walks part of the beach of Pavilion Key in the Everglades National Park off the coast of Chokoloskee. ; file photo The viewing tower at Everglades National Park at Shark Valley can be accessed by bicycle or by riding the park services tram. ; File Photo Lover's Key Park ranger Randy Hutto, right, leads a group of visitors on a beach walk tour where they learned about the park's ecosystem, shelling, and other related topics.; file photo The Ten Thousand Islands offer many places to camp from beaches to chickee huts in Everglades National Park. ; file photo Take a four-hour canoe excursion through the Ten Thousand Islands at Everglades National Park.; file photo A 360 degree unobstructed view of the wetlands at Everglades National Park at Shark Valley can be obtained at the park's viewing tower. Patrons can ride bicycles around the 15-mile tram path of which the tower is at the halfway mark.; file photo Martha Applegate, from New Mexico, looks for birds during a birding expediton hosted by park rangers at Lovers Key State Park in Bonita Springs Thursday. Patrons are taught some of the basic skills in identifying birds.

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