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 »
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?
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.