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 Celebrates the end of Wet Season
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
Miami/Naples: Looking for a different way to commemorate Halloween this year? Head on out to Shark Valley in Everglades National Park for a slough slog!
This is always one of the most memorable experiences park visitors take home from the park. Walk into the everglades habitats with a ranger who will help interpret the flora and fauna of this most unique biological system. You'll get a little wet and capture a lot of memories at the same time. Don't miss this opportunity to discover your National Park!
When: Saturday October 31st, 2009
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Shark Valley entrance of Everglades National Park, U.S. 41 west of Krome Avenue
This program has limited space, so call to make a reservation and get more information. 305-221-8776.
Note: Photo available on request
Did You Know?
Everglades National Park holds the largest continuous stand of sawgrass prairie in North America. Deer, apple snails, muskrats, and alligators are just some of the species wildlife that utilize this habitat for survival.