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 »
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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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...