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 »
Working to protect a place as special as Biscayne National Park can be very rewarding. If you are interested in learning about a career in the National Park Service, we invite you to visit USA Jobs, the Federal Government's employment website.
Biscayne National Park provides occasional internships through the Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national nonprofit group that places 3000 volunteers annually as conservation interns. Each year, SCA members help to protect vital habitats, threatened wildlife, and other at-risk resources in our nation’s parks, forests and urban green spaces. This unique experience instills an ethic of conservation and inspires lifelong stewardship that benefits our members, our society and our environment. Visit the SCA website for more details.
Volunteers in Parks (VIPs)
Volunteering is a great way to gain valuable career experience while also providing an important service to the park. Visit our Volunteer page to learn more.
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...