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 »
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?
Elliott Key and other islands in Biscayne National Park were settled under the Homestead Act of 1862. This law gave free land to settlers willing to live on and farm a piece of land for five years. The main crops planted here were pineapples and key limes.