This is the most asked question I get. Where is the Z tree in the Everglades National Park? I am going to tell you right now. This is one of my favorite stops and it’s a place we visit on my Capture the Everglades Photography Workshop and Tour. This tree is exactly 2 miles on the left-hand side of the road if you are headed South from the Pa-hay-okee entrance. Once you get to the Pa-hay-okee sign reset your odometer and go exactly 2 miles.
The gear I used for all my photos: Nikon D800 with a Nikon 14-24mm and a Nikon 24-85mm. A MeFOTO tripod and a wide angle is a must. I edit all my images with my Lightroom Presets download them and give them a try.
Where is the Z tree in the Everglades National Park Located?
The tree is hard to see when you are driving but when you stop and look right at exactly 2 miles, it will be right in front of your face. The tree is next to the road and very easy to get to and photograph, the only thing is that the conditions have to be right. If you go during the winter it will be surrounded by water, however, if you go during the summer, you will have full access to it.
When is the best time to shoot the Z tree?
The best time to photograph the Z tree is during sunrise or sunset. I prefer sunrise as the sun usually lines up with the tree if you face east. If you look at the last photograph in this post, it was shot in the middle of the day. It does not have the same look and feel as the other ones. Just with anything photography related, it is all about timing and good conditions. Lighting is everything.
So there you have it, that’s where the famous Z tree at the Everglades National Park is located. Go check it out and have fun out there. If this was helpful to you, please leave me a comment below. That’s the best compliment I can get.