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The Francis S. Taylor Wildlife monitoring Area is large and wild, prolonging from north of interstate 75 southward to Everglades national Park. It"s 670,000 acres in all. Regardless of its vast size, access is restricted — the interior deserve to be reached only by waiting boat. However, friend can acquire a glimpse of it — more than a glimpse, really — at 4 rest stops along Interstate 75 west that its junction through U.S. 27 in Broward County.
Two space on every side the the Interstate; the most eastern have boat ramps and also picnic tables and shelters. The 2 farther west have more facilities and are associated by one underpass. The north side has a watercraft ramp, monitoring tower, informational kiosks, picnic tables and also shelters. The same facilities are top top the south side, to add a visitor facility with part exhibits, restrooms, drinking fountains and also vending machines. There"s fishing from the docks ~ above both sides. There"s also boat ramps follow me the area"s southerly boundary, reachable by U.S. 41.
The rest stops are included as component of the Everglades Trail and also the great Florida Birding Trail. Types spotted encompass white checkered butterfly, white peacock butterfly, blue dasher and also halloween pennant dragonflies, rise hempvine, spadderdock, butterfly weed, ibis, cormorants, grackles, red-winged black color birds, black vultures, turkey vultures and more. Uneven you have a boat, this isn"t really a destination in and also of itself, however would make a nice avoid on the means to someplace else. Francis S. Taylor is kept by the Florida Fish and also Wildlife conservation Commission.
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