Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed
Winds, surge and tides associated with Hurricane Sandy caused considerable damage to docks & boardwalk at Elliott Key. The harbor and campground are closed until further notice. University Dock remains open for day use only. More »
Park Reopens as Tropical Storm Fay Leave South Florida
As Tropical Storm Fay moves away from south Florida, Biscayne National Park reopens to the public.
Effective 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, all park facilities (including those on Boca Chita, Elliott and Adams Keys) and the mainland area at Convoy Point (9 miles east of Homestead), concession-operated boat tours, and visitor services will be open to the public.
Park services and facilities had been curtailed in preparation for Tropical Storm Fay. Initial assessments of park facilities indicate no apparent damage resulting from the storm. For the most current information on the park, logon to Biscayne's website (www.nps.gov/bisc) or call the park's information line at 305-230-PARK (7275).
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Did You Know?
When exploring Biscayne National Park's coral reefs, don't forget to slow down and take note of some of the small wonders. Turtles, sharks and shipwrecks are great, but don't miss flamingo tongue snails, Christmas tree worms and mermaid's wineglasses.