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 National Park selects Concessionaire for Commercial Visitor Services
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
Contact: Bill Fay, 305-242-7760
Everglades National Park is please to announce that Everglades National Park Boat Services (ENPBS) has been awarded the commercial services contract for the Flamingo area of the park as of December 23, 2008. ENPBS will continue providing commercial services in the Gulf Coast area of the park.
During the transition at Flamingo some services will be disrupted:
There will be a limited supply of food, drinks and gifts available at the Marina Store for cash sales only.
Did You Know?
National Parks are some of the few places in this country where people can experience a night sky in all its magnificence, without the interference of artificial lights. In fact, a night sky monitoring program is being implemented in the National Park System to inventory light pollution.