The best camping near Everglades National Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Everglades National Park adventure.

The best camping near Everglades National Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Everglades National Park adventure.

Camping near Everglades National Park

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Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Everglades National Park adventure.

Discover the Florida Everglades’ unique ecosystem of tropical wetlands, lush marshes, and diverse wildlife.  

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Islandmorada Water Retreat

1 site · RV1 acre · Tavernier, FL
Quiet parcel connected to a private home, 45 yards from the Atlantic Ocean and boat ramp access available. This location perfect for paddle boarding, swimming and fishing. Beach and play water area at that beach park. Shaded areas for sitting. Can accommodate up to a 38 foot trailer and undercover parking for vehicles. Commercial Gas grill available for use as well No sewer connection but there is water connection on site- 110 power would be included.
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$69
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Gods Country in Miami

12 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Homestead Base, FL
Zen preserved land near the beach, secluded from all outer distractions. 2 Miles from Biscayne National Park where there are beaches, you can easily bike to these amazing destinations. A great rest stop for your journey to the Keys or north to Miami. We soon will offer snorkeling, biking, hiking, yoga and mud baths. Our restaurant will be open soon as well.
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$40
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Gate to the Keys

3 sites · RVs2 acres · Homestead, FL
Beautiful property with lots of tropical fruits trees at Redlands, Florida. Sit back, relax take a break before you drive south to enjoy the Florida Keys. We have tropical fruits like Banana, Lychee, Mangos, avocado and many other exotic species around the property! Very close to the most famous fruit stand of Florida “Robert is here” place try the most delicious smoothies, milkshakes, and fresh produce! There are plenty of popular places to visit around the campsite, from shoppings to National parks: Schnebly Redland’s Winery and Brewery Everglades Alligator Farm Everglades National Park Biscayne National Park Homestead Bayside Park John Pennekamp State Park Key Largo Florida Keys Outlet Mall Enjoy the Florida outdoors lifestyle and I hope you enjoy your stay !!
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$76
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Tropical Getaway

1 site · RV, Tent3 acres · Homestead, FL
Welcome to our lovely camping spot, just a block away from the amazing Tropical Fruit and Spice Park, where you can explore numerous varieties of fruit. Located in a peaceful setting off the road, our property offers the perfect retreat for camping or RVing. For wine enthusiasts, we're just 5 miles from Schnebly's Winery and Taproom, where you can indulge in tropical fruit wines and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. If you're looking for fresh produce, Robert is Here fruit stand is only 7 miles away, offering a wide selection of fruits and vegetables. And don't miss Knaus Berry Farm, just 3 miles away, known for its delicious baked goods. During avocado season, our property boasts abundant avocados, adding to the natural beauty of the surroundings. Whether you're here to relax and unwind or explore the local attractions, our lovely spot offers a peaceful setting for your camping or RVing adventure. Come and enjoy all that our area has to offer!
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Miami Crossroads

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Miami, FL
Mi casa es su casa! Welcome to our home! Our location, just two minutes from where the Palmetto and the Dolphin expressways intersect, allows for easy access to all four corners of Miami-Dade County within minutes. To the east you will find our famous Florida beaches, including South Beach, Miami Beach, Bill Baggs State Park, Crandon Park, Hobie Beach, Matheson Hammock, and many more. To the west you can spend a day in the Florida Everglades, visit the Miccosukee Indian Village, experience guided airboat rides through the alligator-filled "River of Grass", or even try your luck at the Miccosukee Casino & Resort. The south offers many interesting and fascinating experiences as well. The Viscaya, Venetian pool, Homestead Speedway, the Redlands, and the Florida Keys are just a few of the many destinations south of us. And last, but certainly not least, heading north you will find the famous Sawgrass Mall, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, and more beautiful beaches such as the Hollywood Broadwalk. These are just the tip of the iceberg, so whether you are just pasing though on your way to the fabulous Florida Keys, or making Miami your final destination, come stay with us and explore Florida like a native!
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Bayside beach, fishing and camping

2 sites · RVs2 acres · Key Largo, FL
Circa 1954 an old fishing camp unforgettable memories the way the keys used to be the good old times and memories fortunately I still preserve some of that nostalgic era , however, it’s changed for better or for worst .. but still hold the same charm.. I’m fortunate to manage it and continue with the same old traditions. We are excited to have you learn more about our beautiful Bayside Beach Kamp and sunsets in Key Largo, Florida, at mile marker 106. Located just 1 hour from Miami, and 2 hours from Key West, you will find the amazing beautiful Florida Keys within your reach. Situated on the Florida Bay you will quickly come to appreciate and enjoy the incredible beauty that surrounds you at Bayside Beach Kamp and Sunsets As our guest, you will enjoy beautiful amenities, a private sandy beach fishing pier and kayak rentals great trails to cruise along the shoreline, direct access to the Florida Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, and a short ride away from the Atlantic Ocean. Thanks to year-round sunny skies, makes for an amazing weekend escape, holiday vacation getaway or seasonal extended stay. While nature may have provided the perfect sunsets and fishing adventures it makes it possible for you to enjoy it from your own coach. back-up partially shaded sites. Captain. Jack
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Gateway to Paradise

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Naranja, FL
Our gateway to Paradise camper van is set inside Homestead city limits. It is parked on the side of my home, with a private entrance, and a private fenced area. It is the perfect spot, centrally located between Miami, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys, each being between 20 and 30 minutes drive. It has a bed that sleeps two, as well as a seating area that the table goes down and converts into a small bed. The camper van is air-conditioned, has a conduction cooktop in the kitchenette, as well as running water in the sink. There is a portable flushing camping toilet inside. A grill, fire pit, hammock, and outdoor shower with shower pump sprayer. Linens, towels, toiletries, and kitchenware are provided. Located close to shopping, and food delivery services are available.
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Glamorous Farm

36 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Richmond West, FL
Nestled in the heart of the agricultural district we are a 5 acre tropical fruit farm. We have fruits available throughout the year. You can enjoy farm life while you enjoy the beaches and the sun in Miami! We are close to everything, local restaurants, Walmart, gas station. You name it we have it!
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$31
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Redlands Palmgrove

1 site · RV5 acres · Homestead, FL
Discover the idyllic charm of this 5-acre property adorned with plenty of palms in the Homestead Redlands. Located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Miami and north of Homestead, it offers close proximity to US-1 and is only about 40 minutes away from Key Largo. The site boasts full hookups, including 30 AMP electric service, fresh water, sewer, and WIFI. Nestled in a tranquil environment, the property exudes a quiet atmosphere, making it an ideal retreat. We are preferably seeking longer-term tenants to enjoy the serene surroundings and amenities provided.
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Paradise within a Paradise!

3 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Miami, FL
Property backs up to a 20 acre avocado grove. Very peaceful, quiet & safe neighborhood. Tons activity in the immediate area, if you like country living. Knausberry famous cinnamon rolls, The Berry Farm, Everglades National Park, Schnebly Winery & Brewery, The Florida Keys & much more. Racetrack gas station a few blocks away with a shopping center with supermarket inside. Please kindly notify us with at least a 2 hour window prior to your arrival and not just show up randomly, it is a gated property and a gate code will be provided to you. Thank you and have a great day!
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RV Haven: Keys, Glades, Miami

2 sites · RVs1 acre · Leisure City, FL
Escape to our RV oasis, a nature lover's dream nestled near the Florida Keys, Everglades, and Miami. Immerse yourself in tranquil surroundings, where you can relax by the pool and sway in hammocks under the shade of palms. Our barbecue area and resident chickens add a unique touch to your experience. Whether you crave serenity or adventure, our location offers both. Experience the perfect blend of nature's comforts and the vibrant energy of Miami, the breathtaking beauty of the Everglades, and the charming allure of the Florida Keys. Unwind in our haven, explore, and create unforgettable memories.
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Freshgardens Everglades (RV only)

6 sites · RVs5 acres · Homestead, FL
PLEASE BE ADVISED that our property offers campsites on a first-come, first-served basis. While you'll be reserving an individual site, the specific campsite selection will occur upon your arrival. The availability of 30 and 50-amp electric hookups is also on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed depending on availability. However, water hoses are provided for all sites, although bringing your own hose is recommended. Located just outside the South Gate entrance of Everglades National Park, our farm is a truly unique destination where you'll be welcomed by the presence of wild rescue dogs. Nestled within a sanctuary bustling with various bird species, amidst an exotic tropical fruit grove, our property spans 200 acres surrounded by palm tree farms. Experience breathtaking sunsets from our southernmost western location in the United States. Fall asleep under the stars and awaken to the opportunity to pick your own tropical fruit for just $2 per pound. Indulge in our deliciously sweet star fruit, boasting ten times the vitamin C of oranges. Please note that wifi is not available on-site. Conveniently located just a minute's drive away, you'll find an array of attractions including Schnebly's Winery, offering locally crafted wines and beers. Tropical Robert's fruit stand awaits with its delectable tropical fruit shakes infused with soft-serve ice cream, made from rare tropical fruits. And don't miss Knauas Berry Farm, where you can indulge in Amish-made cinnamon rolls while picking fresh strawberries and herb sticks. Furthermore, we're only a 40-minute drive from Key Largo, offering opportunities for snorkeling and fishing in this tropical paradise.
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The best camping near Everglades National Park guide

Overview

About

A UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve with over 1.5 million acres of wetlands blanketing the western tip of South Florida, Everglades National Park needs little introduction. Camping here is an adventure—spot alligators, anhinga, and manatees on a boat tour through the marshes, venture into the mangroves on an airboat or kayak rental, or look out for the elusive Florida panther as you follow scenic biking and hiking trails. The park’s two frontcountry campgrounds provide RV camping, tent camping, and group sites, or for the ultimate Everglades camping experience, escape the crowds at a wilderness campsite (“chickees”) accessible only by water.

Notable campgrounds

  • Best for paddlers: Flamingo Campground lies at the southern end of the park with access to the boat and canoe trails of the Florida Bay's Ten Thousand Islands.
  • Best for classic park tours: Long Pine Key Campground offers seasonal tent and RV camping with potable water and direct access to hiking trails and boat cruises.
  • Best for RVs: Freshgardens has pull-through RV sites with water and electric hookups, wifi, and generators allowed.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  1. Campers can reserve sites at Flamingo Campground online via the Everglades Guest Services website. Some RV campsites and tent sites at the Long Pine Key Campground can be reserved in advance by phone only; others are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. National Park Service campsites can book up fast during peak season (December to April), so book at least three months in advance.
  3. Backcountry camping is allowed in the Flamingo and Key Largo areas, where you can also find elevated camping platforms ("chickees") accessible by water. First-come, first-served wilderness camping permits are available at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center.

When to go

Everglades National Park is open year-round with two distinct seasons. Most campers visit during the winter dry season (November through March), when mild temperatures and lower humidity combine with receding water levels to maximize wildlife watching. Expect hot, humid, and sometimes stormy weather during the summer wet season (April through October), when tours may be limited due to high water levels, and mosquitos can be a nuisance.

Know before you go

  • Three Everglades National Park entrances exist: the main entrance in Homestead, the Shark Valley entrance in Miami, and the Gulf Coast entrance in Everglades City. Long Pine Key Campground is open seasonally from November to May; limited camping is available at Flamingo Campground during the low season.
  • A per-vehicle entrance fee applies and lasts for seven days.
  • The Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center, Royal Palm Visitor Center bookstore, Flamingo marina store, and Gulf Coast Visitor Center store all sell snacks and offer more information on park activities. Bring everything else you need with you.
  • Leashed pets are allowed in parking areas and frontcountry campgrounds but not on trails, at backcountry campsites, or in wilderness areas.
  • Accessible restrooms, campsites, boat tours, and picnic tables can be found in the Florida Everglades.

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