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.
Park Islands Reopen
Contact: Gary Bremen, 305-230-1144,x 007
With the lifting of the Tropical Storm Watch related to Hurricane Irene, Biscayne National Park has reopened all park facilities to the public. The park's islands (including Boca Chita Key, Elliott Key, and Adams Key) were closed to the public on Wednesday.
Did You Know?
If you added up all the different kinds of vertebrates (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) in Grand Canyon, Yellowstone or Yosemite, you still wouldn't have the number of fish found in Biscayne National Park. You'll have to look closely to see many of them, including this grass porgy.