Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center

The Gulf Coast Visitor Center 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. Boat tours and canoe rentals are available. Restrooms are available. Restaurants, stores, lodging and campgrounds are located nearby.



Bus Parking

Hours of Operation

Hours: Summer 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Winter 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.