Learn about the geography and history of Shark Valley off of the Tamiami Trail in Miami-Dade County, including biking this very unique trail during a full moon.
Welcome to another episode of the Sunshine Republic. Today we'll be examining a another tremendous bike ride a well known one in fact, and that is the Shark Valley paved path off of Route 41. In down south in the Everglades. First let me describe a little bit about Shark Valley. It is a depression in in the Everglades at the head of the Shark River. Slope in Far West Miami Dade County. It is part of Everglades National Park, and it empties out into the Shark River and the 10,000 islands of Monroe County, east of Goodland. It is a sawgrass prairie not a lot of trees it does flood during the rainy season. And hence you get the name from Marjory Stoneman Douglas the River of Grass or pay-per-ho-kee is from the native languages of the original settlers of Florida. For such marshes in the Everglades...Read the entire post here: https://thesunshinerepublic.substack.com/p/biking-shark-valley-off-tamiami-trail