• 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?

Hospital Key

The islands of the Dry Tortugas are in a constant state of flux. Due to the errosive effects of tropical storms, shorelines are constantly being reshaped. In fact, entire islands have been know to disappear or reform following the passage of particularly violent hurricanes.