Cultural Resource Preservation & Management
Cultural resources at the Dry Tortugas National Park represent an enduring legacy of maritime history. Protecting and preserving these resources are primary to the significance of the park. Donations to the Cultural Resources program allow the park to achieve these goals by performing a number of activities, including:
· Mapping and researching the numerous shipwrecks in the park
Did You Know?
Dry Tortugas National Park protects the southwest tip of South Florida's coral reef tract. This represents the third-largest barrier reef system outside of Australia and Belize!