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 »
The Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center located at the park entrance near Homestead presents audio recordings of the Everglades environment. There are also various tactile opportunities to experience the wildlife displays. The restroom and theater signs are available in Braille.
The Flamingo Visitor Center contains a museum exhibit with both print and audio displays.
The Shark Valley Visitor Center offers a touch table for tactile opportunities. The restroom signage is available in Braille.The Gulf Coast Visitor Center contains a touch table for tactile opportunities. Large print and clear signs are displayed.
Check the list of current ranger-led activities on the web-site, or at a visitor center, for information on programs and accessibility. In the summer, fewer programs are offered.
The accessible trails within the park display interpretive signage which is in clear and large print.
Interpretive programs as well as visitor center displays, whenever possible, have been made accessible to visitors with limited visual capacities.
Did You Know?
National Parks are some of the few places in this country where people can experience a night sky in all its magnificence, without the interference of artificial lights. In fact, a night sky monitoring program is being implemented in the National Park System to inventory light pollution.