Flamingo Ranger Guided Tours

This page provides an overview of programs offered at the Flamingo district of the park during different times of year. This can help visitors consider what they might like to do on a visit to the park.

Please note that
Ranger Programs Change by Season!

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.

You can reach the general park information line at 305-242-7700 or the Flamingo District at 239-695-2945. These phone lines are generally staffed from 8:30 - 4 during the busy season. If no one answers please leave a voicemail and someone will return your call on the next shift.

December - March - Dry Season - Increased Ranger programs
April - November - Wet Season - Reduced Ranger programs


Below are descriptions of Ranger guided programs available in the Flamingo District of the park at different times of year. Check the current schedule to see if they are available on the date you are coming to the park. More programs are available during our winter season January through March. Check with the park's information line if you have questions about when programs might be available.

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Bird Walk

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.
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The Mobile Museum
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.

Croc Talk (30 minutes); 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Croc Talk

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.
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Python Talk

Meet at the benches below the Visitor Center to learn the real story about the invasive pythons of Everglades National Park.

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Canoe Trip
Enjoy a canoe trip through the Everglades. Reservations required. Canoes, paddles, and life vests are provided. For more information and to sign up for a trip go to the Flamingo Visitor Center or call (239) 695-2945.


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