• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

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  • 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.

Press Kit

The following media resources will be helpful when covering events related to Biscayne National Park.

  • Contact Us - mailing address, phone, and e-mail contact information

  • FAQ - frequently asked questions about Biscayne National Park

  • Images - photo galleries including one specifically for media use

  • Partners - park partners which assist in the success of the conservation and education mission

  • Laws & Policies - links to the park's enabling legislation, Superintendent's Compendium, and General Management Plan

  • News Releases - active news releases as well as an archive of previous news releases

  • Statistics - information on the acreage and visitation of Biscayne National Park

Did You Know?

Pioneer home on Elliott Key

Elliott Key and other islands in Biscayne National Park were settled under the Homestead Act of 1862. This law gave free land to settlers willing to live on and farm a piece of land for five years. The main crops planted here were pineapples and key limes.