Safety

Boat entering Boca Chita harbor in Biscayne National Park.
Boat entering Boca Chita harbor in Biscayne National Park

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Boating accidents claim the lives of many people every year. Reduce your chances of injury or death by keeping basic boating rules in mind.

The Zika virus is a viral disease transmitted to people by infected mosquitoes. Florida is in a potentially at-risk area for the Zika virus. Park visitors should be aware of the potential risk for Zika and take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Click on the link above to learn more about Zika and how to protect yourself.

Become a better boater by learning about coral reefs and other resources, understanding navigation rules, and getting involved at local national parks.

You can help protect yourself AND the resources of Biscayne National Park by using 'Reef-Safe Sun Protection'.

Last updated: August 17, 2022

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