Plan Your Visit
Whether you have just an hour or a whole week to explore, the vast Everglades may seem overwhelming as you plan your visit. In these short videos, rangers and visitors recommend different locations, trails, visitor centers, and activities.
Learn more about this national treasure through these videos!
Do you want to quickly discover some of South Florida's wildlife? This video shows an area located 15 miles from south Miami. Royal Palm is a great place to view birds, fish, and reptiles like alligators up close. Royal Palm has two fully accessible trails that wander through different habitats.
At the End of the Road: Flamingo
Flamingo is a special place where mainland habitats merge with the waters of Florida Bay. This is 55 miles southwest of Miami and a world away from busy city life. Flamingo is the jumping off point for recreation like world-class fishing, birding, canoeing, boat tours, camping and hiking.
Shark Valley is your northern gateway to explore sawgrass prairies, tree islands and wildlife in the heart of the Everglades. Watch this video to get a new perspective on the 'River of Grass'! Shark Valley is located on the Tamiami Trail (Highway 41), about 24 miles west of the Florida Turnpike.
Everglades Gulf Coast
Main Park Road
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Last updated: April 14, 2015