Inside the Park:
Flamingo Lodge, Marina &Outpost Resort
(800) 600-3813 & (239) 695-3101www.famingolodge.comLocated near the end o the Main ParkRoad in Flamingo• Canoe and kayak rentals• Fishing ski rentals (no overnight rentals)
Everglades National ParkBoat Tours
(239) 695-2591Located at the Gul Coast Visitor Center inEverglades City• Canoe rentals
Outside the Park:
Everglades Hostel and Tours
(800) 372-3874 or (305) 248-1122www.evergladeshostel.comLocated in Florida City
Florida Bay Outftters
(305) 451-3018www.kayakforidakeys.comLocated in Key Largo
North American Canoe Tours
(239) 695-3299www.iveyhouse.comLocated in Everglades City
(239) 695-2881www.outdoor-resorts.comLocated in Everglades City/Chokoloskee
Use o rental equipment may be limited to certain areas o the park. Some o theabove outftters oer guided overnight trips. Please check with outftters directly.
You may nd it helpful to purchase the chartsyou will need in advance, in addition to othertrip planning literature. These items can bepurchased by phone, fax, or mail from theFlorida National Parks and MonumentsAssociation (FNPMA). Proceeds from salessupport educational programs in EvergladesNational Park.
10 Parachute Key #51Homestead, FL 33034–6735(305) 247–1216 • (305) 247–1225 FAX
Visit FNPMA’s Natural History Mail OrderBookshelf website at:www.nps.gov/ever/fnpma
FNPMA accepts Mastercard, Visa, or Discover.
A Paddler’s Guide to Everglades National Park
describes 53 routes—including the WildernessWaterway—and has 22 trailmaps, a ratingsystem with hazards, mileage and paddlingtime, and descriptions o every campsite.
Florida National Parks andMonuments Association
Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as weshould—not a people in despair searching everylast nook and cranny of our land for a board of lumber, a barrel of oil, a blade of grass, or a tankof water.
Senator Clinton P. Anderson, 1963Everglades National Park contains the largestdesignated wilderness east of the RockyMountains. A wilderness is dened as an area
“where the earth and its community of life areuntrammeled by man, where man himself isa visitor who does not remain.”
Establishedin 1978 and named for the Everglades’ mostfamous champion, the Marjory StonemanDouglas Wilderness is comprised of 1,296,500acres—most of Everglades National Park!
Marjory StonemanDouglas Wilderness
Wilderness ethics dictate that visitors to thearea try to leave no trace of their passage.While not regulations, the seven
principles will help you get the most outof your wilderness experience, and help youto preserve the park’s unique values for othervisitors, both today and in the future.
Plan Ahead and PrepareTravel and Camp on Durable SuracesDispose o Waste ProperlyLeave What You FindMinimize Campfre ImpactsRespect WildlieBe Considerate o Other Visitors
Learn more about these principles at:www.lnt.org.
Boat RampRanger StationWilderness WaterwayWilderness WaterwayMarkerCoast Guard MarkerChickee CampsiteDouble ChickeeCampsiteBeach CampsiteGround CampsiteNon-motorized VesselsOnlyMaximum 5.5 HP MotorRoad
Note: Two different types of markersdelineate this 99-mile route; see nauticalcharts for locations.
Florida BayChart No. 11451