Long Pine Key Campground
Long Pine Key Campground

Plan Your Camping Trip

Everglades National Park offers wonderful camping opportunities in both the frontcountry and the backcountry!

COVID-19 Update

Frontcountry campgrounds are closed until further notice.

All wilderness (backcountry) campsites except beach sites are closed until further notice. The closure includes all chickees and ground sites. Portable toilets are also closed. Permits are temporarily suspended. Visitors should adhere to CDC guidelines for social distancing at beach sites.

Frontcountry Camping

There are two drive-in campgrounds accessible from the Homestead entrance of the park: Long Pine Key Campground and Flamingo Campground. Both accommodate tents and RV's with a limited number of group sites. Reservations can be made with Everglades Guest Services or by calling 1-855-708-2207.

There are no frontcountry campsites anywhere else in Everglades National Park.

Backcountry Camping

There are a number of ground sites, beach sites, and elevated camping platforms ("chickees") available in various locations in the park. Most backcountry camping sites are accessible by canoe, kayak, or motorboat, though a few may be reached by hikers.

A backcountry permit is required for all wilderness campsites and issued the day before or day of your trip at either the Flamingo or Gulf Coast Visitor Centers. Preparation is extremely important for a successful trip. Trip planning information can be found here.

Last updated: March 31, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034


(305) 242-7700

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