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Long Pine Key

Everglades National Park, FL
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Type: Islands
Description: Area in Everglades National Park that offers camping facilities.
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Culpeper
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258 reviews 258 reviews
156 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

sites well spaced out so you are not too cozy with the neighbors with very convenient comfort facilities... though no showers, for shower you need to go to flamingo, button up early and tight at night, mosquitoes everywhere

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Clinton, Washington
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237 reviews 237 reviews
105 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We checked this out and decided it would make the best place within The 'Glades to camp. The pine forest protects campers from the wind, provides shade and the campground rings a nice pond for scenic pleasure. Didn't see anything unique by way of flora or fauna here, though.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Easy walk on a paved path through the pines. Different views than from other trails in the park. Worth a quick stop, then keep moving to other trails as you work your way down to Flamingo.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

this was my second time to go there, enjoyed it as much this time as 3 years ago. It has changed on weekends, the campground is full and really noisy with kids, still don't like having to turn generator off at 8 at night while kids are still screaming and making lots of noise.

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Pensacola, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
119 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

When I returned to the Everglades, I wanted to spend more time on the Long Pine Key trails. Per the rangers May is the borderline for the insect outbreak, so I biked instead of hiking. What a great time. While Shark Valley is more popular for biking, Long Pine is a much better venue. I began at 8 and finished... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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119 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The Pinelands are one of the many habitats of the Everglades and Long Pine Key is the best place to experience it. There are several trails, camp grounds and picnic tables. As there are few food opportunities in the park, we packed sandwiches from Subway on Highway 1 and ate at Long Pine. It was a great setting for lunch... More

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Crestwood, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I camped out there for about 8 days. There are no hookups for RV's, but there is water and a dump station, plus very nice, clean, modern bathrooms for those in tents or who don't have full facilities in whatever they are traveling in. What I liked best about the place was the lack of amenities. There were no lights... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

With Lob Lolly pines all around, the sights are great for stargazing, and private as much as possible given the natural plants. Be prepare for some mosquitoes, but watch for the warning from low to high and act accordingly. We had a swarm of knats come through, but they are not common to every site.

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Borrego Springs, California
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130 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The unpaved 3-in-1 trail offers relief from the crowded boardwalks and a quiet walk through pines, grassland and mangroves on only 1/2 mile. Beautiful Rat Snake (harmless) on the trail, only one mosquito (Dec 19) and Red-shouldered Hawks screaming overhead.

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This was our third trip staying in a tent here. We stayed over Thanksgiving weekend and the park was not full, but full enough. It is so beautiful and most times quiet. The wind blowing through the pines is so relaxing. You'll see plenty of birds and wildlife. There are plenty of very clean and stocked restrooms, however no showers,... More

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