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.
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.
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.