Slough Slog

Ranger and visitors on a wet hike in a Cypress Dome

Ready for a Hands-on Experience of the River of Grass?

With only the sound of the wind and your footsteps, explore a side of the Everglades that most people never see by getting your feet wet in an off-trail hike.


Program Description

Slough slogging gives you a hands-on view of the River of Grass and reveals the hidden world of a cypress dome. Join a Ranger on one of our slough slogs for a guided walk into this fascinating environment. This program is limited to 12 participants. To sign up or for additional information, visit the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center or call 305-242-7700. Participants must be 12 years of age or older. Slogs dates for this season can be found on our park calendar. Check Schedule of Events for additional information including specific dates and times. Reservations required.

All participants must bring the following:

  • Water
  • Sturdy close toed, lace-up shoes
  • Long Pants

The following items are suggested:

  • Sunscreen
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Insect repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Snacks

Last updated: September 10, 2018

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034-6733


305 242-7700

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