Historic Nike Missile Site

A large green missile with a white tip is sitting on a carriage.  Writing reads
Restored Nike Missile in barn for public viewing

NPS Photo D. Diaz

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Accessible Rooms, Cellular Signal, Fire Extinguisher, First Aid Kit Available, First Aid/Medical Care Available, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Information, Information - Maps Available, Information - Ranger/Staff Member Present, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Wheelchair Accessible

The historic Nike Missile Site is one of the best preserved relics of the Cold War in Florida, active from the years 1966-1979. Visitors may visit the site most days between early December and late March. There is an open house program, as well as Ranger-guided tours. The area includes 3 missile barns, a missile assembly building, a guard dog kennel, barracks, a Nike Hercules missile, and various support elements.

Everglades National Park

Last updated: March 26, 2021