Guide to the Florida Keys & Everglades
By Rick Ferren
Things To Know While Driving the Tamiami Trail
These are tips from the National Park Service:
- Use headlights when driving the trail. Parking along the highway is
hazardous. Pull completely off the road. Pass with
- Fill your gas tank before embarking. Gas is not available between Everglades
City and the Miccosukee Indian Reservation.
- Wildlife (including endangered Florida panthers) cross the Tamiami Trail.
Observe speed limits for their well being,
and the safety of you and your passengers.
- Alligators and other wildlife are protected. Do not disturb or feed
Published (print): 1999, Published (Web): January 2003,