Learn About the Park

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  • News
    Browse press releases, subscribe to updates and dig into archived news.

  • Photos and more
    Experience the park from afar! Check out our webcams, virtual tours, photo galleries, videos and more.

  • History & Culture
    Discover the recent and ancient history of the Dry Tortugas.

  • Nature
    Learn about the park's wildlife and environment.

  • Science & Research
    One of the major reasons this park exists is to facilitate research, so that we can learn more about the natural world. Find out what scientists learn every day through research and observation. Prospective researchers will also find information on how to apply for a permit to conduct research here.

  • Education
    Whether you are near or far away, you can connect with a ranger through a distance learning program or take our lesson materials and use the Dry Tortugas as your classroom. You can also browse for professional development opportunities.

  • Management
    Have you ever wondered how the National Park Services manages a park, day-to-day? Learn how your tax dollars are spent, browse statistics like park visitation, get links to detailed policies and regulations, and more.

  • Kids & Youth
    Learn how to become a virtual junior ranger; look for youth camp opportunities; or find suggestions for family activities in the park.

Last updated: April 21, 2021

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40001 SR-9336
Homestead, FL 33034


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