City of Everglades City, Florida

Everglades City is a city in Collier County, Florida. Located near Florida’s southern tip and southeast of Naples, Everglades City is known as the gateway to 10,000 islands, making it a popular tourist destination. In Everglades City opportunities for adventure are abound. Whether you are interested in canoeing through mangrove tunnels, hiking the Big Cypress National Preserve, attending the Everglades Seafood Festival, or going on a backcountry fishing excursion, there is literally something for everyone here!

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The airpark is situated immediately southwest of the Big Cypress National Preserve, and is surrounded on three sides by the waters of Everglades National Park. The Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve and Collier Seminole State Park are to the north. The Gulf Visitor Center and National Park Ranger Station, within walking distance of the airpark, provide canoe rentals, tour boats and docks for itinerant boats.

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