• 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

The water portion of Biscayne National Park is open 24 hours a day. Adams Key (accessible only by boat) is a day use area only.

Convoy Point, location of the park's headquarters and visitor center, is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Dante Fascell Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until November 22, 2013. Beginning November 23, 2013, the visitor center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Did You Know?

sea squirts on a mangrove root

Tunicates, or sea squirts, live on the roots of the red mangrove tree. These simple animals survive by filtering plankton out of seawater, and hold promise as the source of potent drugs used to fight tumors. Watch for them when snorkeling along Biscayne National Park's mangrove-fringed shoreline.