Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area

Broward County Rest Area I-75
(954) 746-1789
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Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA

The interior of this 670,000-acre trail site, with its freshwater swamp and wet prairie, is inaccessible without an airboat. A drivable levee system on its northern boundary (see Holey Land and Rotenberger WMAs and boat ramps along both US 41 in the south and I-75 across its middle offer glimpses into this huge ecosystem. True Everglades at its best, the views from the boat ramps include egrets, herons and most other wading birds, plus clouds of swallows and occasional sightings of Bald Eagles and Swallow-tailed Kites. Snail Kites are sometimes seen at the ramps along US 41. On I-75, the most developed boat ramp at mile marker 35 has interpretive displays of the Everglades ecosystem, picnic facilities and restrooms along with an observation tower. Seasonal hunting takes place at this site please click here for more details.

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