Gulf Coast Visitor Center

Everglades National Park, Near Everglades City, Florida

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


The Gulf Coast Visitor area 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 Gulf Coast Visitor Center building is closed due to damages sustained from Hurricane Ian. The canoe and kayak launch, parking lot and covered pavilion are open, however services are limited. There is currently no drinking water available.

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