The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the entire year was quite a celebration! Throughout 2016, hundreds of millions of you ventured out to Find Your Park-learning, discovering, getting inspired, or simply having fun in national parks. Thank you for joining us!
The Find Your Park party will continue in 2017 as we invite you to continue your own journey to discover national parks and public lands. Share your stories at FindYourPark.com (and EncuentraTuParque.com) and with #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque on social media.
National parks across the system engaged in a variety of activities to prepare for and celebrate the centennial. Biscayne National Park was a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we did and join us as the National Park Service enters a new century in 2017!
Biscayne National Park is increasing the number of youth hired in the Southeast Region under the Youth Intern Program in order to expose new generations to potential career opportunities within the National Park Service. Read more
Emergency authorization for the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus swallowtail butterflies in an effort to save the species from extinction. Read more
In 2012, Face of America: Spirit of South Florida featured Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Everglades National Park. Read more
When most people think about Biscayne National Park, they picture the coral reef. Recently, however, visitors have been excitedly coming out to experience the park’s rich and diverse cultural resources through popular programs such as Family Fun Fest. The fact that these cultural resources are encased within magnificent natural resources, makes them attractive to all audiences. Read more