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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAMPGROUND FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAMPGROUND FULLY OPEN

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Campground Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Flamingo Campground is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

Flamingo Campground is run by a Concessioner. The below source link has information about this campground and the status per the Concessioner. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Flamingo Campground is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Flamingo Campground is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 13, 2021
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Flamingo Campground Overview

Flamingo is one of two drive-in campgrounds accessible from the Homestead entrance of the park. It offers showers that are now solar-heated, two dump stations, picnic tables, grills, and an amphitheater for winter programs. Flamingo has several hiking trails and canoe trails, and opportunities for saltwater fishing are plentiful. Check the Visitor Center for a daily schedule of Ranger guided programs.
Directions to Campground

The Flamingo Campground is located 38 miles south after going through the main entrance to Everglades National Park in Homestead.

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