Flamingo Campground

camping at Flamingo

Camping on the edge of Florida Bay offers spectacular sunrise and sunsets.

Rodney Camauf, National Park Service

Camping at the southern tip of Everglades National Park is an experience to remember!



Camping is available Year round at Flamingo

Located on the southernmost tip of the Florida peninsula this camping area is busiest during the winter season December - April. During the warmer wet season of the summer portions of the campgrounds are closed.

As weather improves around Mid-November camping options are increased at Flamingo and by mid-January all camping sites are open.

There are 234 individual drive-in sites (55 with a view of Florida Bay) and 40 walk up sites (9 on waters edge). A total of 3 walk up group sites on the waters edge and 65 RV sites, all the large pull-through type and 41 sites in the T-Loop with electrical hookups.

DIRECTIONS: The Flamingo Campground is located 38 miles south after you go through the fee booth at the main park entrance in Homestead.

Showers are now solar-heated, two dump stations, picnic tables, grills, and an amphitheater for winter programs.

Flamingo has several hiking trails and canoe trails, and opportunities for saltwater fishing are plentiful.

The brochure link below has details on camping in this area that will help you plan your visit.

Check the Visitor Center for a daily schedule of Ranger guided programs.

FEES : (Note there is an entrance fee to get into the park not included in these camping fees)

INDIVIDUAL: Campsite nightly fees $20.00 ($10.00 for senior citizen 62 or over and for access pass holders (permanently disabled)).

GROUP SITES: For up to 15 people $30.00 per night

RV SITES: Camping fees at the 41 sites in T-Loop in Flamingo with electrical hookup are $30.00 a night per site or $15.00 per site for Senior and Access pass holders. (Reservations are not needed from April 16th - Nov. 19th. This fee applies to anyone using these sites, regardless of whether they use electric or not.)

  • NOTE - Electric sites are not available on a walk up basis during reservation season - must be reserved through the online reservation system. See information below.


Reservations for Flamingo during the busy season December - April are highly recommended.

Reservations can be made on line by clicking the box below or call 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639) for dates after November 20th - April 15th. During the summer/fall slower season (April 16 - November 19) reservations are not needed.

Note - During season if online service indicates full - there may be walk up sites available.
During Reservation Season - 50% of the sites are held to accommodate those without reservations on a first come first serve basis.If you'd like to confirm one of these sites are available as the online reservations are full you can call the Flamingo fee station at 239-695-0124.

Flamango campsite map

Camping area: Flamingo.

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