Important Phone Numbers:
Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce: 239.695.3941

City Hall: 239.695.3781

Fire Station: 239.695.2902

Sheriff: 239.695.3341
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Often considered a walk back in time, the Everglades reflects the earlier times before Florida's development boom. Many who live in the area prefer a slower approach to life and to live closer to nature. In the skies or under water there is much for the sightseer. Sub-tropical species are everywhere, and the Manatee can be sited outside of River Wilderness Waterfront Villas or guided tours are available.

Everglades City is an island mangrove just one mile long, yet there are many activities for the visitor. Everglades City hosts a full array of shops, restaurants and outfitters to satisfy boaters, bikers and sightseers alike. If you love seafood, especially stone crabs, Everglades City is ideal. Besides the outstanding fishing from shore, boat or charter, Everglades City hosts their annual "Seafood Festival" in February to celebrate the abundance of life in these pristine waters.

Parks & Attractions:  
  • Everglades National Park
  • Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve
  • Museum of the Everglades
  • Collier-Seminole State Park
  • Tram Ride through the Everglades
  • Alligator Farm Tour
  • Chokoloskee Island
  • Big Cypress National Reserve
  • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
  • Pontoon Boat Ride through the 10,000 Islands
  • Swamp Buggy Tour through a Cypress Forest
  • Native Indian Village Tour

River Wilderness Waterfront Villas • 210 Collier Blvd. • P.O. Box 380 • Everglades City, FL 34139
Phone: 239.695.4499 • Fax: 239.695.4776
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