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 comments on EPA and State Water Quality Agreement
Contact: General Information, 305-242-7700
Contact: Media Contact Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
The water quality agreement between the US Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Florida announced today is fundamental to restoring the ecological health of Everglades National Park. The agreement's water quality based limitations, coupled with required remedies, a schedule, an enforcement mechanism, and associated reporting & science provide a necessary complement to our efforts to restore the flow of the River of Grass. This is truly a most significant day for the future of Everglades National Park" said Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball.
Did You Know?
Of the 27 species of snakes in Everglades National Park, only four are venomous – the cottonmouth, the diamondback rattlesnake, the dusky pygmy rattlesnake, and the coral snake. The snake to the left is the non-venomous, endangered Indigo Snake.