Boat Tours, Paddle-craft Rentals and Select Conveniences Temporarily Unavailable
Glass-bottom, snorkel, diving and island boat tours, and rentals for canoes and other paddle-craft, are temporarily unavailable. The park is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and regrets the inconvenience. Limited snack items are available.
Environmental Science: Camping Program
NPS/Kodak photo by Neil Montanus
An Outdoor Adventure
Camps are available from January through April for new teachers and December through April for returning teachers. The camps run from Monday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Friday.
Facilities on the island include:
Learn more about this fantastic program in our comprehensive Camping Guide. To sign up, print out our 2006/2007 Camp Registration Form. Fill it out and send it to Biscayne National Park, Education Coordinator at Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, Florida, 33033. Note: The form is not available until August of the upcoming school year and must be surface mailed. Faxes, hand delivery or emails will not be accepted.
Did You Know?
Israel Lafayette Jones purchased land on Porgy Key, at the southern end of Biscayne National Park, in 1898. He, his wife Mozelle and their sons Arthur and Lancelot carved out a life for themselves by farming pineapples and key limes, eventually owning most of the land surrounding Jones Lagoon. More...