• Dry Tortugas

    Dry Tortugas

    National Park Florida

News

The islands of the Dry Tortugas provide a fertile backdrop for the development of noteworthy events. From current research to management actions, to closure information, the links above will give you information on the latest happenings around the park.

Did You Know?

Loggerhead Sea Turtle on the Beach

The Dry Tortugas derived their name from the abundance of turtles that could be found in the area. Even today, lucky visitors may be able to spot loggerhead, green, hawksbill, and leatherback sea turtles plying the waters.