• Dry Tortugas

    Dry Tortugas

    National Park Florida

For Kids


Become a Dry Tortugas Junior Ranger!

Kids can learn all about the habitats, history and animals around Fort Jefferson while becoming a Junior Ranger. Just ask for a copy of the Junior Ranger Handbook at the visitor center, or just download it here. Complete the activities and bring the Handbook back to the visitor center to earn your very own Dry Tortugas Junior Ranger badge!

Did You Know?

Fort Jefferson

Despite over 30 years of construction, massive Fort Jefferson was never truly completed on the islands of the Dry Tortugas. Advances in weapon technology would come to render the fort obsolete by 1862.