Gulf Coast Visitor Center

Everglades National Park, Near Everglades City, Florida

Gulf Coast Visitor Center does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!

Overview

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 accessible only by boat in this region. The original visitor center was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in September of 2017. A temporary visitor contact station is now open. The visitor center offers educational displays, informational brochures and wilderness permits. It is open every day of the year, hours vary by season.

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