Flamingo Ranger Guided Tours
This page provides an overview of programs offered at Flamingo during
Check in with the park during the summer season to see if there have been changes
to the current schedule before packing up your car and heading to the park. Warm and
wet weather sometimes lead to cancellation of programs.
December - March - Dry Season - Increased Ranger programs
April - November - Wet Season - Reduced Ranger programs
Join us for an easy stroll to observe the birds of the Flamingo area. Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center and be prepared to drive. Bring binoculars (if you have them). Beginners are welcome.
Stop by the Flamingo Visitor Center breezeway any time between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to marvel at this diverse collection of natural history paraphernalia.
Flamingo is America's "Crocodile Capital." Meet in front of the Marina Store to learn about these rare reptiles, and for a possible view of the real thing.
Meet at the benches below the Visitor Center to learn the real story about the invasive pythons of Everglades National Park.
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!