Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
While the harbor and campground are closed, University Dock remains open for day use only. The park approved a contractor to complete repair work. The contractor is in the process of acquiring necessary permits and hopes to begin repairs soon. More »
Permits are available for a variety of purposes, including (but not limited to):
Operating tours within the park requires a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA). Read the details on acquiring a CUA here.
For specific permit guidelines, contact the appropriate individual listed below:
For Scientific Research Permits
All Other Permits
Did You Know?
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.