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Everglades Immersion: Cypress Slog

Small group, Naturalist guided slough slog through the cypress domes near Pa-hay-okee.

Quick Details

Meeting Location: Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center in Homestead, FL

Duration: 2 hours

Start Time: 10:00 AM & 3:30 PM

Age Requirement: Ages 8+

Important Information:

  • Please note entrance fee is not included in this tour.
  • Proper attire is required in order to participate. You must wear long pants and closed toed tied up shoes.
  • All guests must be over the age of 8 and be at least 54 in. (137.16 cm) tall to participate.
Slog Participant Ages 12+
$40

Explore the Everglades’ Cypress Domes

During this program, you will be guided by an Institute Naturalist through the cypress forests of the Everglades. Immerse yourself in the world of cypress domes and alligators as we study the hidden story of elevation and water flow. You’ll also search for fish, air plants, and other critters in the cypress forest. Be ready to get wet and have fun!

Rates and Time

  • The cost is $40 per person (NPS Park entrance fee is not included. This is a per vehicle fee collected at the entrance gate)
  • Program starts at 10 am and 3:30 pm, daily
  • Program meets at flagpole outside of Ernest F. Coe Visitor center and you will follow your naturalist to slog location.
  • Advance Reservations are required.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to program start time in order to check in.

Highlights

  • Guided wet walk through sawgrass prairies and cypress domes with an Institute Naturalist!
  • 10 people maximum
  • Program starts at 10 am and 3:30 pm and meets at the flagpole outside of Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center.
  • Program finishes at 12 pm and 5:30 pm.
  • Learn about key Everglades resources and habitats in an immersive experience.
  • Participants must be 12+ years old and minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • We require long pants and closed toed lace up shoes that can get wet. We encourage hats, sunscreen, and insect repellent. All participants must wear a mask at all times.
  • Cost $40/person (Entrance fee not included)