America's Everglades - The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee,  American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.

An international treasure as well -  a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, a Wetland of International Importance, and a specially protected area under the Cartagena Treaty. Read More

Visiting During the Current Wet Season

Visiting During the Current Wet Season

Plan your visit during the wet season.

aerial view of twisting mangrove rivers of Lane Bay area in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness

Camping in the Backcountry

Learn about backcountry camping and exploring the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness.

Return of Wading Bird Supercolonies!

Return of Wading Bird Supercolonies!

Come learn about the link between wading birds and Everglades Restoration at a FREE expert panel discussion in Homestead, FL on July 19.

Two girls painting a colorful mural on a wall with their backs towards the camera

Parks as Classrooms

Find lesson plans and activities to use in the classroom or the park.

Alligator hatchling

Wildlife in the Everglades

Learn about the different wildlife species that call the Everglades their home and how to view them.

Last updated: June 15, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034


(305) 242-7700

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