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.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
Contractors began work to repair damaged boardwalks and marina at Elliott Key and the visitor center grounds. The marina and campground at Elliott Key are closed until the repairs are complete. University Dock on Elliott Key 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?
Elliott Key and other islands in Biscayne National Park were settled under the Homestead Act of 1862. This law gave free land to settlers willing to live on and farm a piece of land for five years. The main crops planted here were pineapples and key limes.