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

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

Places To Go

Montage of images from Boca Chita Key, Dante Fascell Visitor Center, and Elliott Key
Boca Chita Key, the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at Convoy Point and Elliott Key.
 
With 173,000 acres, there are lots of places to go in Biscayne National Park. Visitors with boats have full access to most of the park, although the shallow nature of the bay and reefs can preclude larger vessels.

Did You Know?

manatees

Manatees are aquatic relatives of elephants. They have thick gray skin, coarse hairs, big toenails on their flippers, and lips that can rip and tear plants. Ask a Biscayne National Park ranger for suggestions on good places to look for these gentle giants.