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Entry Point #4 - West Lake in the Everglades

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Entry Point
Paddle through a series of large open lakes connected by narrow creeks lined with mangroves. Look for alligators and crocodiles. West Lake is closed to vessels with motors greater than 6 h.p. Motors are prohibited from the east end of West Lake through Alligator Creek. Not recommended on windy days due to open, rough waters. A wilderness permit is required for overnight camping.
Permits per Day: Unlimited (Unlimited Nonresidents)
Motors: None Allowed
Ranger Station: Everglades
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West Lake Put-In
West Lake Put-In by AmateurHour
West Lake Put-In (2)
West Lake Put-In (2) by AmateurHour
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