• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    National Park Florida

No Wake Zones

Operation of a vessel 5 mph (8 kph), or creating a wake, is prohibited in:

Everglades City Area
-Alligator Creek
-Plate Creek
-Halfway Creek
-Between Wilderness Waterway markers #86 and #87, near Darwin's Place
-Gopher Creek, from the confluence of Cannon Bay south to the first bay
-Chokoloskee Bay Manatee Protection Zone view map (pdf)

Flamingo Area
-Florida Bay Marina
-Whitewater Bay Marina
-Tarpon Creek
-Avocado Creek
-Coot Bay Canal
-Buttonwood Canal
-East Cape Canal
-North Prong
-The flats which lie within the triangle designated by the Flamingo Housing area dock, Christian Point, and the northern shoreline of Joe Kemp Key
-Frank Key Channel as posted
-Snake Bight Poll and Troll Zone - beginning at Porpoise Point on the east side of Snake Bight, proceeding south near the east entrance to Tin Can Channel, then westward along the North side of Tin Can Channel to the western entrance to Tin Can Channel. Then proceeding north to the western entrance of Snake Bight Channel, continuing north to the eastern point of Joe Kemp Key, then north to Christian Point and following the shoreline along the mainland to Porpoise Point view map

Key Largo Area
-Marker 42 Creek
-The Boggies
-Shell Creek
-Nest Key
-McCormick Creek.

Additional locations may be temporarily designed as "no wake" areas by the posting of appropriate signs/markers, when safety or potential damage to property or resources is of immediate concern.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Many of the orchids found within the Everglades are "epiphytic," growing on host trees that are used for support. This adaptation allows a variety of plants to grow in an otherwise harsh environment.