November 27, 2013
The Hungry Games: Biscayne National Park Launches 14th Season of Family Fun Fest
Survival is never easy, especially if you're hungry. Biscayne's animals have some pretty cool ways of getting the food they need.
November 21, 2013
In the Park - Outta the Box - Outsider Art Exhibit Opens in Biscayne National Park Gallery
In collaboration with The Outsider Gallery of Cutler Bay, Biscayne National Park will host an exhibit of outsider art inspired by the park from December 6, 2013 through February 23, 2014.
November 20, 2013
New Markers Installed on Fragile Park Shoals
In an effort to protect fragile seagrass shoals and improve boater safety, Biscayne National Park recently completed the installation of fourteen fixed shoal markers around the Featherbed Banks in southern Biscayne Bay.
November 15, 2013
Supplemental Draft General Management Plan Released
The National Park Service announces that the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Biscayne National Park's General Management Plan is available for public comment. All interested parties are invited to attend any of three identical public meetings.
November 07, 2013
Jones Family Historic District Listed on National Register of Historic Places
The Jones Family Historic District located in Biscayne National Park and including the former home and farm of Israel Lafayette Jones and his family, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
October 29, 2013
Family Fun Fest 2014
Biscayne National Park's multi-award-winning Family Fun Fest is back starting December 8, and features a new opportunity for parents with toddlers: Family Fun Fest JUNIOR!
October 17, 2013
Biscayne National Park Re-opens to Visitors
Biscayne National Park joins other national parks and federal agencies in returning to normal operations and welcoming visitors back following the closure that was in effect since the first day of October.
September 26, 2013
Dive Into History - New Podcast Series from Biscayne National Park Highlights Shipwrecks
A new series of podcasts on the shipwrecks of Biscayne National Park’s Maritime Heritage Trail has been released. The seven podcasts include an introduction to the Trail as a whole, and 5-6 minute episodes on each of the six wrecks on the Trail.
September 23, 2013
Biscayne Birding Trail Launched
Biscayne National Park and Tropical Audubon Society launched the Biscayne Birding Trail, a fun certificate-earning program for visitors who like wildlife and the outdoors.
September 17, 2013
Biscayne National Park Discourages Boaters from Congregating in the Park over Columbus Day Weekend
Park officials are urging boaters to reconsider gathering in the park during Columbus Day Weekend (October 11-14) based on concerns for public safety and impacts to resources of national significance.
August 28, 2013
Florida's Forgotten Reefs Photography Exhibit Opens in Biscayne National Park Gallery
The South Florida Underwater Photography Society shows work featuring the reefs of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
August 27, 2013
National Park Service Signs Agreement with Great Britain to Protect 18th-Century Shipwreck
An agreement between the US and the UK will protect and aid in the management of a 265-year old British warship.
August 22, 2013
City of Homestead to Provide Free Trolley Transportation to Biscayne National Park
Free public transportation, available on weekends from approximately November to May, will be provided to Biscayne National Park from the City of Homestead.
August 19, 2013
First Documented Green Sea Turtle Nest in the History of Biscayne National Park
Biologists excavated the first documented green sea turtle nest in the history of Biscayne National Park. Sixty six green sea turtle hatchlings were assisted from the nest and released in open water.
July 15, 2013
Historic Boca Chita Key Lighthouse Undergoing Repairs
Boca Chita lighthouse renovation work being done in Biscayne National Park for a month and a half.
June 21, 2013
Water Reservation Adopted to Secure Water for Health of Biscayne Bay
The Department of Interior and Biscayne National Park are applauding the recent action of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board in voting to adopt the water reservation for the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands (BBCW) Project, Phase 1, which benefits Biscayne National Park.
June 04, 2013
Maritime Heritage Trail Snorkel Tour
Tours depart every other Saturday morning and afternoon (June 15, June 29, July 13, and July 27).
June 03, 2013
Capture of Imperiled Butterfly in Biscayne National Park Raises Hope for a Species
A single female Scahus swallowtail butterfly captured in Biscayne National Park layed a single egg last month and raises hope that the species can be brought back from the brink of extinction.
May 30, 2013
Biscayne National Park Archaeologist to Speak on Excavation of Blackbeard's Ship "Queen Anne's Revenge"
Biscayne National Park's archeologist intern Josh Marano will speak on one of his previous projects, the excavation of a pirate ship off the North Carolina coast.