Long Pine Key Campground

Long Pine Key Campground is open Seasonally November - May
(closed June to October)

long pine key picnic

Visitors enjoy a picnic by the water at Long Pine Key campground

National Park Service

Long Pine Key Campground phases opening it's campsites based on demand. It is closed from April to mid November, opening a section of sites in mid November each year and the remainoing sites in late December.

Call the main park information line to confirm annual opening date. (305-242-7700). When fully operational, it has 108 drive up sites for tents and RVs, including one group site.

As this campground does not take reservations availability is first come first serve, in the unlikely event that there are no spots available campers can continue south to the Flamingo camping area.

Directions: Long Pine Key Campground is located seven miles (11 km) from the main entrance, just off the main road.

Amenities: There are rest rooms, water, and a sewer dump station with fresh water fill, but no hookups. A picnic area is nearby, with fire grates and rest rooms. There is also a pond for fishing, an amphitheater for winter programs, and several hiking trails in the area. Showers are currently under construction (Winter 2015) and should be operational in early 2016.


No Reservations are accepted for individual camping sites. These sites are available only on a first come, first serve basis. There is generally enough spaces to meet the demand.

Group Reservations - During the park's busy winter season larger groups can make reservations -

Contact to reserve group site by staff @ 305-242-7873 is OK from Nov 20-April 15. Only one group site available at Long Pine Key. 15 people per group site. This site is first come first serve.

Long Pine Key

Tent sites at Long Pine Key

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