The busiest time of year to camp at Everglades National Park is November through April. Reservations are taken for group campsites only 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 open.
Frontcountry Camping Fees & Reservations
Long Pine Key
Reservations for individual sites are not accepted. Group camping (minimum 15 people) reservations can be made online or by calling 1-877-444-6777 (International: 518-885-3639)after November 20.
During the winter season, reservations can either be made online or by calling 1-877-444-6777 (International: 518-885-3639) after November 20th.
Electrical hookups are available at 41 sites in T-Loop. These are $30.00 per site ($15.00 per site for Senior/ Access pass holders). This fee applies to anyone using these sites, regardless of whether they use the electric or not.
Backcountry Camping Fees
Wilderness permits are free of charge, obtainable by self-registration at the Gulf Coast & Flamingo Visitor Center.
$15.00 per permit plus $2.00 per person per night - Maximum 14 days.
Reservations for backcountry chickees are not available. Rangers will assist campers with availability. Generally, sites are available even during the busy season.