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Address: 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, Everglades National Park, FL 34141
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Gators galore!

The Everglades were pretty dry on our visit and so we didnt have much luck on the trails, boardwalks and other areas of the park. We chose to take the loop road on our way back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Everglades were pretty dry on our visit and so we didnt have much luck on the trails, boardwalks and other areas of the park. We chose to take the loop road on our way back to the airport. I could see how someone who just drives through (and doesnt take their time seeing what is in their surroundings )... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We took Loop Road from the paved portion of Indian Village all the way through. We saw many gators. Beware - we noticed that when we stopped and got out to take pictures they came toward us like dogs when they heard our car doors shut. This means they expect to be fed. These are not tame creatures. Once we... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We saw some alligators and birds. Would take this route again in stead of the main road. It s a very quite and beautiful route

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The gators are not as prevalent in the Summer months as the water is not as scarce and they spread out among the trees. We did see several though. Other reviews tell you how to get there from the east heading west but if you are headed east and coming from the gulf side, the road begins at the Monroe... More 

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Wake Forest
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Yes, it is free... if you don't value your time! Drive 45 min there and wasted 40 mins driving through. 2 gators! 2! People got it right... a lot of growth/vegetation, so it's difficult to see anything. Picture attached. The worse feeling for a dad is to apologize to his kids for a super boring time! 2+ hrs in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Take your time traveling down this gravel road and take in the sights. Your car will get dirty, but it is not hard to clean it after. The road is easy to drive and there is enough room to pull over for on coming traffic. The scenic views are very pretty. I agree with the other reviewer, be sure to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

An enjoyable slow drive on the Loop Road where we were able to see lots of alligators and crocodiles.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

You will want to allow plenty of time to get out of the vehicle and look around. Just be sure to look down on the ground in front of you before heading to the water to check out the gator you spotted. They can cross the road and are often sitting in the grass out of the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Amazing experience if you love animals. There are tons of crocodiles and alligators waiting for you.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

* Before I get to the actual review, why is the TripAdvisor review page forcing me to answer "What sort of visit was this?" but presenting me me with six options that do NOT apply? I visited with my dad. We are both adults. However, I am forced to select from COUPLE (no), FAMILY - YOUNG CHILDREN (no), FAMILY -... More 

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Address: 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, Everglades National Park, FL 34141
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Everglades National Park

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