Everglades National Park – Royal Palm
40001 State Highway 9336
Homestead, FL 33034
National Park: Bike, Birding, Camp, Fish, Hike, Picnic, RV, Walk, Water Sports
Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The area boasts rare and endangered species, such as the American crocodile, Florida panther, and West Indian manatee. It has been designated an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance, in recognition of its significance to all the people of the world. There are 3 ways to access the park by car. The main entrance located in Homestead features the Ernest Coe Visitor Center, open 365 days a year. It offers educational displays, orientation films, and informational brochures, and connects visitors to the Royal Palm Area and the Flamingo Area of Everglades National Park. The Shark Valley entrance is located in Miami, Florida and the Gulf Coast Entrance is located in Everglades City. In the Flamingo Area, the Flamingo Visitor Center and Marina lies 38 miles south of the park main entrance.