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 Big Day Bird Count March 16, 2013
Traveled To: Anhinga Trail, Long Pine Key Picnic Area, Paurotis Pond, Nine Mile Pond, Mrazek Pond, Flamingo Sewage Treatment Ponds, and Florida Bay mudflats in front of Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
Soft-shell turtles may not have the protective hard covering seen on other turtles, but they make up for that with relatively greater speeds in the water. Also, their long noses are well adapted for snorkeling. These amazing animals seem perfectly built for a life in the Everglades!