Everglades National Park News
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Shark Valley area will be closed May 6-23 for repaving
April 27, 2023 | 1:50 pm
From May 6 to 23, the entire Shark Valley area at Everglades National Park will be closed day and night to all visitors for repaving of the entrance road, parking lot, and 15-mile tram road. Other areas of the park remain open.
Everglades National Park seeks public input on plan to improve Flamingo Marina
March 29, 2023 | 2:50 pm
The park is seeking public input through April 27 on a project to repair the deteriorating seawall (bulkheads) at the Flamingo Marina.
Everglades National Park seeks public input on Water and Wastewater Systems Rehabilitation Project
February 13, 2023 | 4:00 pm
The park is seeking public input through March 20 on a project to rehabilitate water and wastewater systems at multiple locations in the park. In-person and virtual meetings and the PEPC website have project details and a story map.
Everglades National Park Seeks Public Input on Environmental Assessment for Gulf Coast Site Plan Project
January 24, 2023 | 12:00 pm
The National Park Service announced the release of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Gulf Coast Site Plan. The EA is available for review and comment from Jan. 24 to Feb. 26.
Everglades National Park celebrates 75 years with event on Dec. 3
November 30, 2022 | 10:43 am
On Sat., Dec. 3, Everglades National Park will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a rededication ceremony, live music, historic reenactors, and tours of the new facilities in Flamingo. Participants will be among the first to see inside the newly renovated Guy Bradley Visitor Center.
Everglades National Park reopens Everglades City location
November 9, 2022 | 11:32 am
On November 11, Everglades National Park will reopen the Gulf Coast area of the park in Everglades City with limited services. Restrooms, parking and the canoe/kayak launch will reopen to provide paddlers with access to the 10,000 Islands and wilderness camping.
Wetland Mitigation (HID) Credit Availability Status
April 14, 2022 | 1:19 pm
Application period for the Hole-in-the-Donut is currently closed. Find out more here: https://www.nps.gov/ever/getinvolved/hole-in-the-donut-mitigation-bank.htm
Everglades National Park shares update on Gulf Coast site redevelopment
April 13, 2022 | 8:00 am
The National Park Service (NPS) is excited to share an update on the site plan for the Gulf Coast district of Everglades National Park, which includes refinements to site planning work completed in 2012 and approved in the park’s 2015 General Management Plan (GMP). In addition, the site was significantly impacted by Hurricane Irma in 2017. The updated site plan will address infrastructure damage sustained by the hurricane.
West Lake Trail Has Reopened After Completed Repairs From Hurricane Damage
March 22, 2022 | 10:00 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Everglades National Park today announced the reopening of the West Lake Trail. The trail was heavily damaged when Hurricane Irma passed through the area in 2017 and has been closed for repair since February 2021.
Everglades National Park seeks public input on Environmental Assessment for Shark Valley Site Plan Project
February 9, 2022 | 2:56 pm
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the release of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Shark Valley Site Plan. The EA is available for review and comment through 11.