We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center

11 mi southwest of Homestead on Rte. 9336, Everglades National Park, FL
+1 305-242-7700
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great Park Rangers

Great park Rangers, informative displays about park & what you can expect & hope to see. Pond... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amharlequin
,
Chula Vista, California
Great place to start

We drove from Fort Lauderdale and decided to go through Miami and Homestead and enter Everglades... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
jpwiii1958
,
Seattle, Washington
Read all 214 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“first stop” (17 reviews)
“visitor center” (49 reviews)
“gift shop” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
11 mi southwest of Homestead on Rte. 9336, Everglades National Park, FL
CONTACT
Website
+1 305-242-7700
Write a Review
Reviews (214)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great park Rangers, informative displays about park & what you can expect & hope to see. Pond overlook & areas outside where you can look for wildlife.

Thank amharlequin
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We drove from Fort Lauderdale and decided to go through Miami and Homestead and enter Everglades National Park from here. The visitor center was our first stop. Very informative and an excellent place to start our Everglades adventure.

Thank jpwiii1958
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is the access to the park from homestead and Miami. Shortly after this Visitor Center you had the opportunity to take several hikes. I can highly recommend the Anhinga trail.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Ernest F. Cow Visitor Center is a very informative place. Information about the Everglades is displayed in big wall displays and interactive media stations. You will learn about the ecosystem, wetlands and the wild life in a simple but effective way. I will definitely...More

Thank Futbolking
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here before driving to flamingo visitor center. Have bug spray for mosquitoes. Gift shop closes at 4:30 pm. Bathrooms are opened.

Thank Louisianatraveler11
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful visitors center. They have very cool detailed displays of the Everglades and its flora & fauna, also a nice gift shop inside. But don't stop here! Take the ride through the park & explore! The River of Grass is magical!

Thank VictoriaPrice
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Go to Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center to see the Larry Perez video (worth the trip) and to visit the very friendly and knowledgable staff.

Thank HRL_22
Reviewed 9 June 2017

It was supposed to open at 9, but due to mosquitoes she opened a few minutes early so people could come in. It has been raining for days, plus the location and hot weather equals bugs! The presentations were informative and the facility was nice....More

Thank Teacher2nd
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Visitors center has maps and information about the park. There is a short introductory film. Staff is very helpful.

Thank DoreneH_12
Reviewed 6 May 2017

If you are looking for trail hiking and less development then this side of the park is for you. The area between the Coe center and the Flamingo center has a paved road between them but that is about it. Great trail hiking and smaller...More

Thank BaldnRed
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Robert is Here
1,010 reviews
10.06 km away
Denny's Florida City
509 reviews
12.18 km away
Rosita's Mexican Restaurant
250 reviews
11.98 km away
Pollo Tropical
36 reviews
12.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Anhinga Trail
1,115 reviews
2.67 km away
Forgotten Citrus Center Monument #2
7 reviews
12.78 km away
Everglades Alligator Farm
1,190 reviews
8.34 km away
Florida Keys Premium Outlets
540 reviews
12.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit