Everglades Pictures: Shark Valley

Spectacular Wildlife Along the Loop Road

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Here are some pictures from some of our visits at Shark Valley in the Everglades. There is no need to go far on the Loop Road to see all sorts of wildlife. All these pictures are from the start of the trail not far from the Visitor Center. Enjoy!

A Great Blue Heron greets us at the start of our walk...

Great Blue Heron at Shark Valley Loop Road

We walk along the canal which runs parallel to the Loop Road. There's lots of vegetation and lots of wildlife if you look carefully...

Shark Valley Loop Road

The alligators are sometimes swimming along the canal, specially around meal time, when you see them catching their lunch...

Alligators at Shark Valley Loop Road

Turtles swimming or just on the edge resting and sunning themselves...

Turtle at Shark Valley Loop Road

Don't forget to look up, all sorts of waterbirds in the branches like this beautiful Little Blue Heron...

Little Blue Heron at Shark Valley Loop Road

And watch out for critters crossing the road as well...

Turtle at Shark Valley Loop Road

Sometimes they even pose for you...

Photographing a turtle at Shark Valley Loop Road

An anhinga getting ready to dry her wings...

Anhinga at Shark Valley Loop Road

Beautiful and fragrant blooming trees frame the road...

Blooming Trees at Shark Valley Loop Road

A helpful volunteer gives visitors great insights about our wonderful park...

Tram at Shark Valley Loop Road

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