The Seminole Indians call it Pa-hay-okee, meaning Grassy Water. Writer Marjory Stoneman Douglas popularized the term River of Grass to describe its sawgrass marshes. The famous Florida Everglades are very near to Chokoloskee Island. The untouched wilderness and plentiful wildlife of the Everglades has touched the imaginations of millions of people. Our close proximity provides a number of ways to experience nature including boat, airplane, airboat, bicycle and even walking tours.
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