Oyster Bay Back Country Chickee Out of Service Due to Fire

Damaged Chickee NPS Photo
Damaged Oyster Bay Chickeee

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News Release Date: June 3, 2013

Contact: General Park Information , 305-242-7700

Contact: Media Contact Linda Friar, 305-242-7714

Back country boaters who boat in Florida Bay from the Flamingo area of Everglades National Park should note that the popular Oyster Bay Chickee is not available for visitor use until further notice.

The Chickee, primarily made from wood and plastic decking, was significantly damaged by a recent fire and is temporarily closed.

Plans for repair are underway and the public will be notified when it is once again open for visitor enjoyment.

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Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034

Phone:

(305) 242-7700
Main Everglades National Park Phone and Fax

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