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 »
Maintenance: Volunteer Position Descriptions
Specialized Skills: The park is always in need of volunteers with specialized experience to work on a various back log of maintenance projects in the park. These skills could include: plumbing, painting, carpentry, boat repairs, landscaping, electrical work, and more. This would be a flexible position. Apply
Grounds Keeper: Hundreds of people visit the park’s museum, picnic grounds, boardwalks, and fishing areas each day. Help the park by volunteering with the daily maintenance and clean-up of these facilities. Apply
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.