Kids can have a great time exploring the Everglades with their families and friends. Take some time to look over some of the exhibits and films to be found at our differentvisitor centers. Participate in any one of our regularly scheduledranger programs. Take a stroll along one of ourtrailsin search of some amazing wildlife.
If you are looking for information to help you prepare school projects and reports or even if you just want to explore the park before you visit, you can do so here, by Learning About the Everglades!
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Junior Ranger Day: March 17, 2018
Calling all aspiring Junior Rangers! Join us at Shark Valley or Royal Palm on Saturday, March 17th for FREE ranger-led programs! Participants and their families can learn about the Everglades from park rangers, receive a Junior Ranger Activity Guide, and earn an Everglades National Park Junior Ranger Badge!
Activity guides are available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.
Shark Valley (9:30AM - 2:30PM)
Join us for special activities, educational tables, a sensory hike, and a Junior Ranger ceremony! There will be a free ranger-led tram tour available by reservation only at 305-242-7753.
Royal Palm (10:00AM - 3:30PM)
Join us for special activities, educational tables, a sensory hike, and a Junior Ranger ceremony! Feel free to walk the Anhinga and Gumbo Limbo Trails for a chance to explore Everglades National Park and for a chance to see amazing wildlife!
A free trolley ride into the park is available from Homestead's Losner Park or the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center (entrance fee waived). For additional information, please call 305-242-7862.
Everglades Mountains and Valleys Video Series
So, what's it like to get knee-deep in freshwater? Is that gator winking at me? Join Laura and Everglades Park Rangers as they explore different habitats in a video series created just for kids! The "Everglades Mountains and Valleys" is a great virtual introduction to the Everglades ecosystem.
Student to Park Ranger
Watch a short video to see how a student on a 6th grade camping trip to the Everglades ended up becoming a park ranger!