Places to Go

Antique metal tracks on the floor of a brick fort

Rich Cultural & Natural Resources

Dry Tortugas National Park is rich in both significant cultural and natural resources. You can enjoy dramatic landscapes and the history of Fort Jefferson, or explore our beautiful reefs, marine life and shipwrecks. There are many areas to explore this park -- both above and below the water!


Places at Dry Tortugas & Key West

  • A brick fort surrounded by sand and water
    Garden Key

    Garden Key is the second largest island of the Dry Tortugas, and home to historic Fort Jefferson.

  • A lighthouse and cottage surrounded by palm trees
    Loggerhead Key

    The largest of the 7 islands in Dry Tortugas National Park is Loggerhead Key, and should not be missed.

  • An island with shrubbery and sand surrounded by blue ocean waters
    Bush Key

    Bush Key, adjacent to Garden Key, is a paradise for tropical bird watchers and closed seasonally for nesting season.

  • a sandy beach with blue ocean water and people swimming in the water
    Swimming Beaches

    There are several access points to enjoy the park's pristine ocean waters and sandy beaches.

Last updated: December 30, 2020

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40001 SR-9336
Homestead, FL 33034


305 242-7700

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