Chekika closes for wet season 2009
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
Everglades National Park will close the Chekika area of the park as of Friday May 1, 2009. The Chekika entrance is only open seasonally (December 1 through April 30) due to flooding during the wet season and will reopen December 1 2009. If there are any questions please contact our main office at 305-242-7700 or check our website for current park information at nps.gov/ever.
Did You Know?
Around 15 federally threatened and endangered species reside within the boundaries of Everglades National Park. Sea turtles, crocodiles, and West Indian Manatees (pictured left) are but a few of these.