• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook


    National Park Florida

Free Entrance Days Everglades National Parks

America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free!
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* dates in 2014

people with camera lenes at ahinga trail

  • January 20
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15 - 17
    Presidents Day weekend
  • April 19 - 20
    opening weekend of National Park
  • August 25
    National Park Service Birthday

tent camping long pine key

  • September 27
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day


*Fee waiver includes entrance fees collected at the Homestead and Shark Valley Entrances. Other fees such as camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties for boat and tram tours or permitted tour guides are not included.

Did You Know?

Fire in Pinelands

Lightning-ignited fires are a natural part of the Everglades ecosystems. They aid in the recycling of nutrients through the ecosystem.