Half a million visitors to Biscayne National Park spend over $30 million in communities near the park. That spending supports over 400 jobs in the local area. The South Florida national parks comprised of Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park and Everglades National Park, are visited by 3 million people annually who spend over $200 million and support over 3,000 jobs in South Florida.
Unlike many parks where visitors are generally confined to roads, trails and developed areas, visitation to Biscayne National Park is much more dispersed. The park is 95% water. There is only one mile of roadway in the park. 90% of visitors enter the park on a boat. Learn more about park visitation on the National Park Service statistics page.