Fuel available at Flamingo
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
Contact: Bill Fay, 305-242-7760
Everglades National Park announced that Everglades National Park Boat Tours (ENPBT) was awarded the commercial services contract for the Flamingo area of the park as of December 23, 2008. ENPBT will continue providing commercial services in the Gulf Coast area of the park.
During the transition at Flamingo some services were disrupted that are now available:
• The Marina Store is operational for both cash and credit sales.
• Fuel sales have resumed
• Canoe and skiff rentals are available
• Whitewater Bay boat tours are operating
• Call the concessionaire for schedules and reservations at 239-695-3101
Call park headquarters if you have any general questions 305-242-7700
Did You Know?
Limestone is the porous, sedimentary rock you see in the Everglades. These rocks are made of calcium and contain fossils of sea life, evidence of ancient seas that once covered the area. The limestone aquifer under the Everglades acts as the principal water recharge area for all of south Florida.