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Flamingo Visitor Center

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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It's Closed - But See The Bay Of Florida Behind It - Manatees!

Closed for repairs from Hurricane Irma; yet I had a lovely picnic lunch on a table under the... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Temporary Flamingo Visitor Center

Years of neglect and the inherent storms and hurricanes have left the big old pink visitor center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doug & Michelle P
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Visitor center in the village of Flamingo.
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1 Flamingo Lodge Highway, Everglades National Park, FL 33034-6798
+1 239-695-2945
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Learned most of our parks are now run by an outside company, not the Park Rangers I knew growing up. They hire kids across the country, provide minimal training, move them to locations they know nothing about, and expect them to be experts and us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tuftie1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Years of neglect and the inherent storms and hurricanes have left the big old pink visitor center at Flamingo closed. Temporary quarters are set up in front in a couple of trailers. Not much to do or see here. Unless you need your passport book...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doug & Michelle P
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Maybe 3 cars there when we visited today as y. The old visitor center remains closed and will be so for a couple more years. Temporary center and portable bathrooms are across the drive. Picked up an ice cream at the marina. Walked the Bradley...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

It was a great location and there were manatees in the bay. There is plenty of free parking and a shop for drinks Tec. Don't forget the bug spray.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RobertS8033
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I don't know if because of the Hurricane Irma, but it was really poor. You can rent a kayak near there, or enjoy the view, but nothing more. Is good if you have a your own boat. I saw a crocodile and two manatees, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Neykas
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Another joke park, extreme cost to get in , offer absolutely nothing , water muggy, no animals,except mosquitoes, facilities horrible, probably after hurricane everything's under construction. Ranger told us is greate place to see sunset which if you dont have bout is not possible, I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lukasz L
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Closed for repairs from Hurricane Irma; yet I had a lovely picnic lunch on a table under the Visitor Centor and next to the Bay of Florida. Splash! What's that? Splash splash! Oh - I see a nose in the water! A manatee - then...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ArtistLaurence
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We were here in June 2018. The area is lovely, beautiful building, beautiful scenery, quite spacious but pretty much a ghost town. Remnants of Hurricane Irma are clearly visible. The Visitor center is pretty much in need of extensive repair. There is lots of water...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fjorz
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The Flamingo Area was hit hard by Hurricane Irma last year. They're still in the process of fixing the area (including the Visitor Center) up. The area was far different than we expected. We thought it would be a rustic area with old wooden buildings...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed May 24, 2018

It is a major tourist attraction however it is far. If you go there during the week it feels away. Talk to the info persons to obtain the best of the glades.

Date of experience: May 2018
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