Biscayne National Underwater Park, the park’s sole concessioner, has ceased operations.
Biscayne National Underwater Park, the park’s sole concessioner, has ceased operations. Boat tours and rentals are unavailable. We apologize for this interruption in service. The park is working to make options available to access and explore the park.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
While the harbor and campground are closed, University Dock remains open for day use only. The park approved a contractor to complete repair work. The contractor is in the process of acquiring necessary permits and hopes to begin repairs soon. More »
Threatened and Endangered Plants in Biscayne National Park
National Park Service
The following plants are listed as threatened or endangered under the Federal and/or State classification system and have confirmed or suspected occurrence in Biscayne National Park. Any take, harvest, harm, or any other form of interference with these species is strictly prohibited. If you are lucky enough to observe any of these species during your visit to Biscayne National Park, cherish the sighting but please do not engage in any activities that will result in harm to the plant.
The list below pertains only to the plant species that are likely to be observed in Biscayne National Park. Park managers document sightings of threatened and endangered species in the park, and visitors are encouraged to report their sightings (click here to report your sighting). Please provide as much information as possible (such as the date, specific location, and number and size(s), of observed plants, as well as your level of certainty of species identification). Photographs documenting your observation are strongly encouraged, particularly with very rare species.
To visit Biscayne's threatened and endangered animals page, please click here. For a complete list of federally listed threatened and endangered species, please click here. For a complete list of state listed threatened and endangered species, please click here.
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.