Basic Information

The park is situated in a subtropical climate, which ensures sunshine year-round. Winters are normally dry and mild, with occasional fronts bringing wind and little rain. Summer brings hot and humid weather with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoons. The average temperature in January is 68 degrees Fahrenheit and 82 in July. The average rainfall for the area is 2.17 inches in January and 3.95 inches in July. June to November is hurricane season.

Entrance Fees:

No entrance fees. - $0.00

The park has no entrance fees.

Entrance Passes:

No entrance fees. - $0.00

No entrance fees.

Dante Fascell Visitor Center

The Dante Fascell Visitor Center is located at Convoy Point, 9 miles East of the city of Homestead, Florida. A beautiful museum offers a virtual journey through the park's four ecosystems using dioramas, audio and video. Several films are available to help you learn about the park, including the 11-minute feature presentation Spectrum of Life. The Gallery highlights the works of local artists who find inspiration in the park.

fish and their underwater world

NPS image by Shaun Wolfe

Last updated: August 14, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

9700 SW 328th Street
Sir Lancelot Jones Way

Homestead, FL 33033


(305) 230-1144

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