Long Pine Key Campground Closed
Due to improvements to park roads and parking lots, the reopening of the Long Pine Key Campground will be delayed due to paving work. It will reopen mid-December. Those desiring to camp will be able to utilize the Flamingo Campground instead. More »
Trail Length: 0.16 miles (260 m) round trip
Bicycles Allowed: No
Trail Description: A raised observation platform on this boardwalk loop provides sweeping vistas of the "river of grass."
Directions to Trail: 13 miles (21 km) from the main park entrance/ Ernest Coe Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
On April 21, 1958, Everglades National Park conducted the first prescribed fire for ecological management in both the Park and the National Park Service. This burn pioneered using fire as a resource management tool nationwide.