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 »
Exotic Plant Management Plan
Management of exotic plants in Everglades National Park is guided by the South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, whose purpose is to:
Watch Everglades Invasives: Burmese Pythons and Beyond, a 15-minute video about invasive plants, snakes, and fish in Everglades National Park. Learn about current research and the natural history of top invasive species that threaten the Everglades, including Old World climbing fern, Burmese pythons, and African jewelfish.
Did You Know?
The Everglades used to span from Lake Okeechobee in central Florida all the way down to Florida Bay. Now only 25% of the historic Everglades remains, which is being protected by the National Park.