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 »
All About Sea Turtles and Conservation Efforts in Biscayne National Park
Welcome to Biscayne National Park's Sea Turtle Main Page. The park offers many opportunities to observe sea turtles in their natural habitat, and we hope that when you visit the park you are lucky enough to spot a turtle surfacing in the water or hanging out on a reef. To learn more about the different aspects of sea turtles in Biscayne National Park and what park staff and volunteers are doing to protect sea turtles, please click on any of the links below:
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...