February 16, 2017
National Park Fee-Free Days 2017
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The next fee-free day of 2017 is just around the corner! In honor of
Presidents Day, all national parks will waive their admission fees on February 20. Take advantage of this opportunity to #FindYourPark at any of these sites across the nation!
September 19, 2016
2016 Loggerhead Key Artists in Residence Announced
KEY WEST, FLORIDA: Dry Tortugas National Park and the National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) are pleased to announce this year’s resident artists in their ongoing partnership to establish a joint Artist in Residence (AIR) Program.
August 29, 2016
Everglades Camping and Dry Tortugas National Park Reopen after Invest 99L
Homestead, FL: Dry Tortugas National Park will reopen on Tuesday, August 30 at 8 a.m. The ferry and seaplane concessions will resume day trips to the park, weather permitting.
August 27, 2016
Dry Tortugas Closing Everglades Stays Open for Invest 99L
Homestead, FL: Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks began implementing their hurricane plan on Thursday, August 25, in response to the forecasts for tropical weather system Invest 99L.
Dry Tortugas National Park will close to recreational activities at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27 and remain closed until the storm passes and staff are able to assess storm damage and safely open the park. Once the park re-opens, the ferry and seaplane concessions will resume day trips to the park, weather permitting.