Long Pine Key Campground Closed
Due to improvements to park roads and parking lots, the reopening of the Long Pine Key Campground will be delayed due to paving work. It will reopen mid-December. Those desiring to camp will be able to utilize the Flamingo Campground instead. More »
Everglades offers a wide variety of materials for educators to bring relevant lessons from the field into the classroom. These materials may be used to develop stand-alone lessons, or as preparation for any on-site field trip.
You can also use our SEARCHABLE database of lesson plans.
Depending on staffing, we may be able to offer an in-school teacher's workshop on how to use our curriculum materials in your classroom.
Aimed at fourth-grade students living in the historic Everglades watershed, this curriculum kit takes students on an interactive trip from the Kissimmee River to Lake Okeechobee, through the Everglades, and out to Florida Bay. Curriculum guides and booklets are available through county science coordinators or online.
4-6 Activity Guide
Climate Change Activities.
Don't Let It Loose Curriculum Guide
"Everglades Mountains and Valleys"
These materials are generously supported by grants from the South Florida National Parks Trust and Peacock Foundation Inc.
Did You Know?
The “high and dry” tree islands of the Everglades are called tropical hardwood hammocks. The park marks a significant edge of the northern limits of many subtropical plants and the southern limits of many temperate plants. This provides quite a unique and beautiful landscape.