Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed
Winds, surge and tides associated with Hurricane Sandy caused considerable damage to docks & boardwalk at Elliott Key. The harbor and campground are closed until further notice. University Dock remains open for day use only. More »
Junior Ranger Electronic Field Trip
Join park Biscayne National Park visitors Penny and Ryan as they embark on a journey to complete their Junior Ranger activity books. Accompany them as they go on a scavenger hunt, as they learn about mangroves, and as they take a magical trip out to the Florida Coral Reef! After completing these activities, Penny and Ryan make a pledge to protect and preserve Biscayne National Park. There are curiculum based classroom materials available for this electronic field trip on the field trip's webpage.
Young park visitors can click here to begin the Junior Ranger! Electronic Field Trip.
This electronic field trip was made in cooperation with WPBT Channel 2's KidVision Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program. KidVision aims to provide meaningful connections for young children to their local community.
Did You Know?
Manatees are aquatic relatives of elephants. They have thick gray skin, coarse hairs, big toenails on their flippers, and lips that can rip and tear plants. Ask a Biscayne National Park ranger for suggestions on good places to look for these gentle giants.