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  • Address: Everglades National Park, FL, USA
Located on Florida’s southernmost Gulf Coast, Chokoloskee Bay is about ten miles (16 km) long and two miles (3 km) wide and is separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the northern end of the Ten Thousand Islands. A popular destination for fishermen and water sports enthusiasts, the waters of Chokoloskee Bay offer a vast assortment of saltwater fish such as grouper, flounder and red fish for anglers. The sheltered mangrove islands of Ten Thousand Islands offer plenty of areas for kayakers to explore.

In the heart of Chokoloskee Bay is Chokoloskee Island, a small area that is considered the last great frontier in the Everglades. Settled by Native Americans two thousand years ago, modern settlement began in 1874. If you visit the island, check out the Historic Smallwood Store, which is housed in Ted Smallwood’s general store. Now a museum, it’s on the National Registry of Historic Places and is an authentic glimpse into the colorful—and sometimes bloody—history of this region.

Practical Info

Chokoloskee Bay is located south of Big Cypress National Preserve; Everglades City is about three miles to the north. You can access Chokoloskee Island by the causeway that connects it to the mainland near Everglades City. Entrance to the Historic Smallwood Store is $3

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6-hour Everglades Chokoloskee Private Inshore Fishing Trip, Everglades National Park, null
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6-hour Everglades Chokoloskee Private Inshore Fishing Trip

Experience and explore Everglades National Park and the backwaters of the Ten Thousand Islands, centrally located between the east and west coasts of Florida. ...  Read more

Location: Chokoloskee, Florida
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $600.00
8-hour Everglades Chokoloskee Inshore Fishing Trip, Everglades National Park, Fishing Charters & ... 
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8-hour Everglades Chokoloskee Inshore Fishing Trip

Experience and explore Everglades National Park and backwaters of the Ten thousand Islands! Centrally located between east and west coast of Florida. Enjoy ...  Read more

Location: Chokoloskee, Florida
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $700.00

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