Below are summaries of all ranger-led programs available in Flamingo. Most programs are only offered in the Dry Season (November - April). Programs are free with park entrance fee unless otherwise noted.
Early Bird Walk
Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center to look for birds in the area. Be prepared to walk and to drive your own car up to 30 miles round trip. Bring binoculars (if you have them) and mosquito and sun protection.
Everglades Adventure Car Caravan
Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center for this drive to various stops along the road to experience the Everglades. Be prepared to drive your own vehicle up to 40 miles round-trip.
Everglades at Night
Join a ranger at the Mahogany Hammock Parking Lot (about 18 miles past the Main Entrance to the park) for a walk into the hammock and star gazing (weather permitting). Bring mosquito protection and a flashlight.
Canoe the Wilderness (Reservations Required)
Reservations required, up to 7 days in advance. Be prepared to drive to the canoe site. Canoes are provided at no charge! For more information and to sign up for a trip, call the Flamingo Visitor Center at (239) 695-2945.
Flamingo is America's "Crocodile Capital". Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store to learn about these rare reptiles, and for a chance to see the real thing!
Throughout history, Flamingo has been struck by hurricanes. To learn about hurricanes and their impacts, meet a ranger in front of the Flamingo Marina Store.
Flamingo is manatee country. Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store for a talk about these marine mammals... and a chance to see one in person!
Stop by the Flamingo Marina any time between 1:30 and 3:30, on designated dates, to marvel at this diverse collection of natural history paraphernalia.
Get past the hype to learn the real story about pythons in the Everglades! Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store.
Tropical Trees Walk
Take an easy stroll to learn about Flamingo's Caribbean plants and trees. Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center.