• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.


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  • 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.

Picnic at Porgy Traveling Trunk


The Jones Family.

A Picnic at Porgy Key traveling trunk is a way for teachers from all over the country to take their students on a "picnic" to Porgy Key, once home to the pioneering Jones' family. Students will learn about 100 years of cultural history at Biscayne National Park through the eyes of this remarkable African-American family. All of the materials needed to complete the curriculum-based activities are contained within the trunk we mail directly to your classroom!

To arrange for the Picnic at Porgy Traveling Trunk to visit your class fill out the Traveling Trunk Registration Form.

Or feel free to contact us at (305) 230-7275 x 08 or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

two green sea turtles

Many sea turtles live in the waters of Biscayne National Park and often nest on the park's few sandy beaches. Park employees monitor nesting beaches each summer to protect new nests from raccoons and other predators. More...