Gulf Coast Visitor Center
Directions to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center
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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Hours of Operation
The visitor center offers educational displays, orientation films, informational brochures, and backcountry permits.
Restaurants, stores, lodging and campgrounds are located nearby.
Did You Know?
Everglades National Park preserves one of the largest stands of pine rockland in the world. This globally imperiled ecosystem is also considered one of the most biologically diverse areas in South Florida.