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Shark Valley
Observation Tower

The highest point in Everglades National Park





Florida Everglades


Shark Valley
Observation Tower

The main goal for everyone taking the tram road is to ascend the 65-foot tall Observation Tower with a  ramp spiraling up to a platform where, on a clear day, you can see for about 20 miles.

The view is terrific and a good place to stitch together a 360-degree panorama. You may need to be the last to leave the observation tower to take such a photo.  

Beneath the tower are restrooms, a water fountain and an unpaved trail that parallels a pond where big alligators often congregate on the path. If they have, turn around.

shark valley observation tower 

shark valley observation tower

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