• 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.

Photos & Multimedia

Nothing can replace a visit to the park to see and experience the park's wind, water and wildlife firsthand, but the photos and multimedia presentations in this section may whet your appetite to get to the park just a little bit sooner.

Click on this to see photos of the various activities at Biscayne National Park

Click on this to see videos (and other media) of the various activities at Biscayne National Park

Did You Know?

Semaphore pricklypear cactus

In 2001, scientists taking a plant inventory in Biscayne National Park discovered a population of semaphore pricklypear cactus, one of the world's rarest plants. Previously known as only 9 plants in the lower Florida Keys, the new population numbered 570 plants...over 60 times the previous count.