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 »
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?
Lightning-ignited fires are a natural part of the Everglades ecosystems. They aid in the recycling of nutrients through the ecosystem.