National Park

Everglades Dog Policy

Everglades National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

Everglades National Park is a World Heritage Site, and famous around the world for being a unique landscape of wetlands, mangroves, and tropical forests. There are many species of animals here, including alligators, American crocodiles, manatees, Florida panthers, and more. There are several roads throughout the park, but much of it is very remote and remote, and difficult to access.

Everglades National Park is somewhat dog friendly. Dogs are allowed on paved roads, but not on any trails or unpaved roads. They are allowed on private boats, however. Please be aware that there are many alligators in Everglades National Park, and be careful with any dogs near water.


Pet Policy Details
2358 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on trails at Everglades National Park.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed in front-country campgrounds, but must be kept on a 6' leash.

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed on paved roads that are open to the public, while they're on a 6' leash. They are not allowed on unpaved roads or the Shark Valley Tram Trail/Road.

Location & Map

Miami, Naples, and Homestead

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