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Flamingo Campground

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Long Pine Key Campground

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Wilderness Camping

Wilderness permits are required for all overnight camping in the backcountry, except when sleeping aboard boats.

Campers can make advanced reservations through Advanced reservations are available on a rolling basis, three months in advance of the start date.

Everglades National Park Adventures - Everglades City

Guided 2-hour boat tours through the scenic Ten Thousand Islands are offered daily. For tour times and reservation information, please visit Ten Thousand Islands Boat Tour - Everglades National Park Adventures.

Flamingo Adventures - Flamingo

Narrated boat tours of Whitewater Bay and Florida Bay depart from the Flamingo marina located next to the Flamingo Visitor Center (38 miles from main park entrance, 50 miles from Homestead, FL). Tours operate every day, year-round. For additional information, please visit


There are three authorized airboat businesses that offer professional airboat tours inside Everglades National Park. All three (Coopertown, Everglades Safari Park, and Gator Park) are located along US Hwy 41/Tamiami Trail between Miami and Shark Valley. To make reservations online, please follow the following links:

Shark Valley Tram Tours

Guided two-hour narrated tram tours are offered along a fifteen-mile loop trail into the "River of Grass". For reservations, prices and hours, call 305-221-8455 or visit the Shark Valley Tram Tours website.

Ranger-Led Programs

Most ranger-led programs do not require any reservations. Programs that require reservations will have "RESERVATIONS REQUIRED" in the title and/or program description. For additional information, follow this link to our ranger-led program calendar.

Last updated: April 20, 2024

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Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034-6733


305 242-7700

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