Special Advisory - Public Meeting Venue Change - Florida City - Dec. 10, 2013
Due to a double-booking at Florida City Hall, the Biscayne National Park public meeting for its General Management Plan is moved to: Pioneer Museum, 826 North Krome Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034. It runs from 6-9 pm, with the main presentation at 6:30 pm
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 »
Contact: Carol Seitz, (202) 775-6186
Contact: Linda Friar, (305) 242-7714
Grab your gear and join the National Park Service and the National Geographic Society at the Biscayne BioBlitz. On April 30 and May 1, teams of scientists, naturalists, community leaders, students, and the public will join forces to discover and inventory every living plant and creature in and out of the water at Biscayne National Park.
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...