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.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
Contractors began work to repair damaged boardwalks and marina at Elliott Key and the visitor center grounds. The marina and campground at Elliott Key are closed until the repairs are complete. University Dock on Elliott Key remains open for day use only. More »
The following ferns have been documented in the park. They have been sorted alphabetically by common name. The list is not exhaustive, and documented sightings of species not on this list are welcome. Submit your sightings to the webmaster.
Aspidium fern, Thelypterus kunthii
Boston fern, Nephrolepis cordifolia
Boston swordfern, Nephrolepis exaltata
Browne's blechum, Blechum pyramidatum
Clinging snakefern, Microgramma heterophylla
Fern, Blechnum brownei
Fishtail swordfern, Nephrolepis falcata
Giant leather fern, Acrostichum danaeifolium
Golden leather fern, Acrostichum aureum
Inland Leather Fern, Acrostichum danaeifolium
Resurrection Fern, Pleopeltis polypodioides
Ribbon fern, Paltonium lanceolatum
Did You Know?
For over 30 years, Biscayne National Park has been providing 3-day, 2-night residential camping programs for school groups on one of the park's islands. All equipment and boat transportation are provided free of charge. More...