Section 11: Places to Paddle

The Everglades

Getting there:
From Atlanta, I-75 south to Naples, FL. US 41 from Naples to the Everglades City junction. Follow signs into town and on to the ranger station.
Open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and mangrove and cypress swamps, the 'river of grass'. Warm weather and wildlife. Bugs and alligators. Fishing.
Best time to visit:
Winter, the closer to the solstice, the better. Summer is very buggy.
More information:
Gulf Coast Ranger Station,
Everglades City, FL 33929,
(813) 695-3311

In the Great Lakes:

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