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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Gulf Coast Visitor Center

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Gulf Coast Visitor Center
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Directions to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center
815 Oyster Bar Lane.
Everglades City, Florida 34139

The Gulf Coast Visitor Center is located 5 miles south of Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail) on State Road 29, in Everglades City. From Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley), take exit 80 (State Road 29) south and proceed 20 miles to Everglades City. Once in Everglades City, follow the signs to the park. The visitor center is on the right.

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Approximate GPS coordinates: 25°50'49.03" N 81°23'06.85" W

Hours of Operation
9:00 am to 4:30 pm mid April- mid November
8:00 am to 4:30 pm mid November - mid April
Hours subject to change. Contact by Phone: 239-695-3311

Amenities
The Gulf Coast Visitor Center serves as the gateway for exploring the Ten Thousand Islands, a maze of mangrove islands and waterways that extends to Flamingo and Florida Bay accessible only by boat in this region.

The visitor center offers educational displays, orientation films, informational brochures, and backcountry permits.

Boat tours and canoe rentals are available.
Restrooms are available.

Restaurants, stores, lodging and campgrounds are located nearby.

 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Everglades are often described as having only two seasons- the wet and the dry. Most hot summer days are punctuated by quenching afternoon thunderstorms that bring life-giving water to the park.