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 »
Park Rangers launch search for Park Visitor
Contact: General Park Information, 305-242-7700
Contact: Media contact Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
On August 30 rangers began looking for a 23 year old young man, Jacob Olivier, who is believed to have entered the park on August 24th. Though he has not been officially declared a missing person. Mr.Olivier's vehicle has been parked at Pine Glades Lake since August 24th and has not moved.
Did You Know?
A pair of endangered wood storks need about 440 pounds of fish during a breeding season to feed themselves and their young. Everglades National Park serves as an important nursery ground for raising their chicks.