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 »
An Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Electronic Fieldtrip
Join Ranger Maria on an Underwater Ecosystem Adventure! Tour the mangrove shoreline, the shallow bay and the northern portion of the third largest coral reef tract in the world. This program focuses on Biscayne National Park's four ecosystems and how they are integral to each other and to people.
This Electronic Field Trip is geared for 7th and 8th grades but can be enjoyed by all. To begin your journey, click the link at the bottom of the screen below. Words highlighted in yellow are included in the glossary — just put your mouse pointer on the word to see its definition!
Teachers: click on Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Curriculum Materials to see the lesson plan and student review for this electronic field trip.
Did You Know?
Convoy Point (home of Biscayne National Park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center) is considered one of South Florida's best windsurfing locations.