February 06, 2017
Youngest National Parks Traveler to Visit Biscayne National Park
On February 9, 2017, Mikah Meyer is visiting Biscayne National Park as part of a three year quest to visit every national park in the United States. Biscayne is park number 114 on his non-stop journey to be the youngest person to experience all of America’s national parks.
February 02, 2017
Encounters: Friend or Foe? Exhibit Highlights Plant and Animal Interactions in Biscayne National Park
Tropical Botanic Artists, a collective of South Florida botanical illustrators, created an exhibit highlighting some of the many interactions between species in the park. Encounters: Friend or Foe? will be on display in the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center gallery from March 10 through May 14, 2017.
January 12, 2017
Park After Dark Programs at Biscayne National Park
Park After Dark programs featuring ranger guided boat tours on scenic Biscayne Bay and a concert by singer/songwriter Grant Livingston take place from January 21 until April 15, 2017, at Biscayne National Park.
January 03, 2017
In Cold Blood: Family Fun Fest Explores Biscayne National Park’s Reptiles
Sea Turtles, crocodiles, snakes and other reptiles (welcome and not!) call Biscayne National Park home, and the January edition of Family Fun Fest will take an up-close look at a few of the park’s reptiles on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.
December 29, 2016
Earth • Air • Water: Biscayne National Park Gallery Exhibit Features Fiber Art by Melani Kane Brewer
The newest exhibit in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery features twenty-one pieces of three-dimensional fabric art created by South Florida fiber artist Melani Kane Brewer.
November 14, 2016
Biscayne’s Fantastic Beasts: Family Fun Fest Explores Biscayne National Park’s Animal Life
Beasts come in all sizes and shapes. The 17th season of Biscayne National Park’s multi-award winning Family Fun Fest will explore Biscayne’s fantastic beasts, from tiny plankton to manatees and crocodiles. The series kicks off on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center. The events are free and take place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month from December through April.
October 07, 2016
Biscayne National Park Reopening After Hurricane Matthew
Biscayne National Park is reopening after Hurricane Matthew. The Dante Fascell Visitor Center will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Convoy Point grounds will open at 7:00 AM the same day. Park islands including Boca Chita Key, Elliott Key and Adams Key are presently open.
October 04, 2016
Biscayne National Park Closure for Hurricane Matthew
Biscayne National Park is closing at 5:30 PM today in preparation for the approach of Hurricane Matthew. The Dante Fascell Visitor Center is being closed along with park islands including Boca Chita Key, Elliott Key and Adams Key. The closure will remain in effect until further notice.