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 »
Cane Patch Sound Gallery
Located deep within the Everglades backcountry, Cane Patch affords access to sawgrass habitat upstream in Shark River Slough, to coastal habitat downstream in the Shark River as it flows toward the Gulf of Mexico. Keep in mind that a backcountry permit is required to camp at all backcountry campsites in the park, including Cane Patch. Below, listen to a recording of birds or let a chorus of amphibians serenade you from their watery home at Cane Patch.
Did You Know?
Everglades National Park protects the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi River. The wilderness area is named for Marjory Stoneman Douglas who was instrumental in creating the park, and who coined the phrase "River of Grass."