Everglades National Park

Take a walk on the many boardwalks in Everglades and Big Cypress Preserve
Explore the waterways by canoe
Attend the Ranger led programs in the winter to gain a better understanding of the park and surrounding environment.
Take a boat tour to see the mangrove estuary close up
Archeology fun
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815 Oyster Bar Ln., Everglades City, FL 34139

The Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades City serves as the gateway for exploring the Ten Thousand Islands, a maze of mangrove islands and waterways that extends to Flamingo and Florida Bay. The visitor center offers educational displays, orientation films, informational brochures, and backcountry permits. You'll find a nice selection of books about nature, the environment and touring the Everglades, as well as nature-themed children's books. 

find nearby:

  • Attractions & Tours
  • Dining
  • Hotels & Rentals
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Captain Jack's Airboat Tours0.22 miles

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Museum of the Everglades0.25 miles

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Down South Airboat Tours0.27 miles

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Miller's World1.4 miles

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Everglades City Airboat Tours1.5 miles

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Historic Smallwood Store5.37 miles

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Photograph the Everglades5.37 miles

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Tour The Glades6.2 miles

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Wooten's Everglades Airboat & Swamp Buggy Tours6.86 miles

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Ochopee Post Office10.08 miles

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Everglades Seafood Depot Rest. & Market0 miles

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Triad Seafood Market & Cafe0 miles

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Glades Haven Deli0 miles

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Oyster House Restaurant0 miles

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Island Cafe0 miles

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City Seafood0 miles

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Rod & Gun Lodge0 miles

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Tastes of the Everglades0.2 miles

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Sweet Mayberry's Cafe & Gifts0.25 miles

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Camellia Street Grill0.95 miles

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Captain's Table Lodge & Villas0 miles

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Rod & Gun Lodge0 miles

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River Wilderness Waterfront Villas0.39 miles

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Everglades Fishing Lodge0.46 miles

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Ivey House Bed and Breakfast1 mile

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Glades Haven Cozy Cabin at Miller's World1.3 miles

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Everglades City Motel1.35 miles

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Outdoor Resorts of Chokoloskee5.25 miles

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Parkway Motel and Marina5.45 miles

AMENITIES
Shopping Type+/-
  • Books & Music
  • Gifts
  • Souvenir Shop
Property Amenities+/-
  • Bus Parking
  • Concessions
  • Food/Beverage Service
  • Gift Shop
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Restrooms
General Information+/-
  • Capacity of Boat: 120
  • Dates closed: n/a
  • Driving time to nearby lodging: 1 mile
  • Hours: May - Nov. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily; Dec. - April 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information+/-
  • Family Friendly
Disabled Traveler Information+/-
  • ADA Compliant
Payment Options+/-
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Activities+/-
  • Bicycling
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Shelling
Category+/-
  • Boat Tours
  • Fishing Charter
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Marine Attractions
  • Nature Interpretive Center
  • Protected Species Habitat
  • Sightseeing Tours
Rate Information+/-
  • Free admission
Rentals+/-
  • Canoe Rental
  • Kayak Rental
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