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 January 13, 2013
Traveled To: Anhinga Trail, Long Pine Key Picnic Area, Paurotis Pond, Mrazek Pond, Flamingo Sewage Treatment Ponds, Eco Pond and Florida Bay mudflats in front of Visitor Center. *Individual #'s are high from a huge flock of Tree Swallows that flew over the Main Park Road.
Total # of birds:6317
Did You Know?
Female alligators will vehemently protect their nests and their young until they reach one to two years of age. Keep your eyes out for baby alligators in the Everglades - they're about a foot long with yellow stripes.