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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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Worth a visit if you like to canoe or kayak or boat!

We canoed up the canal to the lake, but with a stiff wind and whitecaps on the lake, we decided to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah A
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Alma, Michigan
Temporary Facilities

We drove through the Everglades and reached the Flamingo Visitor Center and surrounding area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TouringTwoTimers
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Toms River, New Jersey
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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
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We canoed up the canal to the lake, but with a stiff wind and whitecaps on the lake, we decided to turn around and take a slow float back down the canal. There was a dock to stop to rest about half way (paddling against...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through the Everglades and reached the Flamingo Visitor Center and surrounding area. Having read that the facilities were not open we were pleased to find that they now (in Feb) have a temporary visitor center open and bathrooms. You can also walk around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a wonderful overnight canoe trip to east clubhouse beach. The staff equipped us well for the trip, making sure we understood all important safety information. It is important to be fit and have basic knowledge about canoeing/kayaking on open water for this trip....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank redmansf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to see Everglades National Park. The entrance fee was 30.00 which I thought was high that allowed for entry for 7 days. They should have a 1 day or 3 day pass also. The park area was nice but the visitors center area...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William F
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

The main Visitor Center is being refurbished so the current one is in a very tiny temporary building. The sign said 2020 for the old center

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank txbenton4
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Not a huge visitor center, but a nice place to get your book stamped and they had some nice gifts. Worth checking out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barb2929
Reviewed December 14, 2018

The visitor center is the last stop on the road into the Everglades. Not much to do or see at the center but it is right by the marina where you get on the tour boats and rent the kayaks and canoes. Also a little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 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 November 27, 2018 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
1  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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