January 13, 2015
Dry Tortugas National Park Partners With National Parks Arts Foundation
Dry Tortugas National Park and the National Park Arts Foundation are pleased to announce their new partnership to establish a joint Artist in Residence (AIR) Program. This program, implemented with great success by NPAF at other National Parks, allows visitors to see the park through the eyes of world-class artists and visionaries, who reside at the park for one month while pursuing their art.
January 07, 2015
Fee Free Days in 2015
There are nine more reasons to enjoy your national park service units in 2015 - all will offer free admission on nine days in 2015. In addition, Everglades National Park will offer free admission for its annual Vintage Day celebration (March 7, 2015, main entrance only) and its Junior Ranger Day (March 21, 2015).
January 07, 2015
Pedro Ramos Selected as New Superintendent
Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin announced that Pedro Ramos has been selected as Superintendent of Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks in Florida. Ramos has been serving as superintendent of Big Cypress National Preserve since January 2009. Ramos will begin his new assignment in mid-January.
December 19, 2014
Park Officers additional Public Meetings on Proposed Fee Increases
We invite the public to attend either of two additional public meetings on proposed park fee increases, being held on January 12 in Naples and January 15 in Homestead. Comments can also be submitted via mail or email.
December 17, 2014
Call for Seaplane Concessions Proposals
Dry Tortugas Interpretive Passenger Seaplane Concessions Prospectus - All proposals are due on Friday, March 27, 2015.
December 05, 2014
Park Seeks Public Input on Proposed Fee Increases
n September 2014, the National Park Service authorized all park units to engage the public and stakeholders on proposed fee increases as part of the 2014 National Park Service fee review. Over the past few months park managers analyzed entrance fees across similar units of the National Park System, especially parks of similar size and visitation, as well as conducted comparisons with state and local park facilities with similar services
October 02, 2014
#DryTortugas - Hashtag Photo Contest
KEY WEST, Florida: Park Manager Glenn Simpson invites everyone who loves the Dry Tortugas National Park to participate in the Dry Tortugas Hashtag Photo Contest. This contest was developed in partnership with the Dry Tortugas Yankee Freedom III, the park’s official ferry.
August 11, 2014
Living History Programs at Dry Tortugas National Park,August 22 through 25
Come celebrate the birthday of the National Park System with living history demonstrations at Dry Tortugas National Park, being held daily August 23 through 25. Park Visitors will step back into 1861 as they explore the park and experience re-enactors scattered about the island engaged in activities typical of daily life at Fort Jefferson for residents of the island during the Civil War era. As an added bonus, Monday is a National Park fee free day; entrance will be free August 25 in celebration of the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.