John Pennekamp Coral Reef

State Park - Florida

The first undersea park in the United States, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles. While the mangrove swamps and tropical hammocks in the park's upland areas offer visitors a unique experience, it is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park. Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom boat tour, but visitors can get a closer look by scuba diving or snorkeling. Canoeing and kayaking through the park's waters are popular activities; fishing is permitted in designated areas. Visitors can enjoy walking on short trails, picnicking, or swimming at the beach. The Visitor Center has a 30,000-gallon saltwater aquarium and nature videos are shown in its theater.

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Official Visitor Map of Everglades National Park (NP) in Florida. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Everglades - Visitor Map

Official Visitor Map of Everglades National Park (NP) in Florida. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

brochures

Brochure of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Florida - Explore Gorgeous Coral Reefs and Lush Sub-Tropical Ecosystems. Published by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.John Pennekamp Coral Reef - Brochure

Brochure of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Florida - Explore Gorgeous Coral Reefs and Lush Sub-Tropical Ecosystems. Published by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef SP https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Pennekamp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pennekamp_Coral_Reef_State_Park The first undersea park in the United States, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles. While the mangrove swamps and tropical hammocks in the park's upland areas offer visitors a unique experience, it is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park. Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom boat tour, but visitors can get a closer look by scuba diving or snorkeling. Canoeing and kayaking through the park's waters are popular activities; fishing is permitted in designated areas. Visitors can enjoy walking on short trails, picnicking, or swimming at the beach. The Visitor Center has a 30,000-gallon saltwater aquarium and nature videos are shown in its theater.

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