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.
Biscayne National Park Reopens Designated Slips in Elliott Key Harbor for Loading and Unloading Only
Contact: Christiana Admiral, 305-230-1144, x018
Contact: Gary Bremen, 305-230-1144, x007
HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA - As a result of damage sustained during Tropical Storm Sandy in late October, Elliott Key Harbor has remained closed. Inspection by an engineer revealed extensive structural damage to the harbor's seawall and boat slips, making the area unsafe for docking.
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Did You Know?
In 2001, scientists taking a plant inventory in Biscayne National Park discovered a population of semaphore pricklypear cactus, one of the world's rarest plants. Previously known as only 9 plants in the lower Florida Keys, the new population numbered 570 plants...over 60 times the previous count.