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 »
Eco Tent - More Information
The tent sits on a 14' x 14' wooden platform, and is designed to take advantage of the breezes coming off of Florida Bay and efficiently move warm air out of the tent. It is currently furnished with bed frames, a table, and chairs (a solar-powered light will be installed in January). Reservations are now being taken by phone (call 239-695-0124 between 6 AM and 6 PM each day) or at the Flamingo Campground registration booth.
The current nightly fee is $16.00. The fee will increase to $30.00 when the LED light system is installed later this season. For holders of Senior or Golden Access passes
The Eco-Tent is a potential way to provide a cost-effective lodging option for visitors that
Did You Know?
On April 21, 1958, Everglades National Park conducted the first prescribed fire for ecological management in both the Park and the National Park Service. This burn pioneered using fire as a resource management tool nationwide.