Camping Fees

Frontcountry and Wilderness Camping Fees and Reservations

  • The busiest time of year to camp at Everglades National Park is November through April.

  • Reservations are only taken for group campsites at Long Pine Key and for all Flamingo campsites through April 16. After April 16, no reservations are necessary for the limited camping sites that remain available.
  • Camping is limited in Everglades National Park to no more than a total of 30 days in a calendar year and no more than 14 consecutive days from November 1 through April 30.

Interested in planning a camping trip? Visit our Camping page!


Campground Fee & Reservation Information

  • There are 108 drive-up sites that are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Reservations for individual sites are not accepted.
  • Group camping (minimum 15 people) reservations can be made by calling 1-855-708-2207.
  • Learn more: Long Pine Key Campground
  • There are 235 drive-up sites available. Reservations are accepted and strongly recommended during the busy winter season. Reservations are typically not needed in the summer months (April 16 - November 19).
  • 41 electrical hookup sites are available in T-Loop.
  • Reservations can be made by calling 1-855-708-2207.
  • Learn more: Flamingo Campground

Wilderness permits are required for all overnight camping in the backcountry. Preparation is key to a successful experience, please visit our Wilderness Trip Planner to learn more.

  • There is a $21 administrative fee plus an additional $2 per person, per night use fee. Fees apply year-round. A credit or debit card is needed, cash cannot be accepted.
  • Campers can make advanced reservations through Reservations are not required for wilderness permits however.
  • Campers can also pick up a permit in-person at the Gulf Coast or Flamingo Visitor Centers on a first-come, first-served basis within 24 hours of the start of the trip.
  • Please visit our Wilderness Camping page to learn more.

Last updated: July 12, 2021

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