Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park Information

Biscayne National Park Location Miami-Dade County, Florida
Biscayne National Park Nearest City Miami Nearest city: Miami
Biscayne National Park Coordinates 25°39′0″N 80°5′0″W
Biscayne National Park Area 172,971 acres (699.99 km²)
Biscayne National Park Established June 28, 1980 Established: June 28, 1980
Biscayne National Park Visitors 517,442 (in 2007)
Biscayne National Park Governing Body National Park Service

Biscayne National Park Things to Do

  • Dante Fascell Visitor Center
  • Ranger-conducted Activities
  • Fishing/Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Boat Tours
  • Camping

Biscayne National Park Flora and Fauna

Biscayne National Park Animal Checklist

Lifeforms BioBlitz Found Common Lifeforms
Mammals 0 3
Birds 0 13
Fish 0 13
Reptile 0 3
Turtle 0 3
Insect 0 5
Arachnid 0 1
Marine Invertebrates 0 10
Plants (trees) 0 19

Biscayne National Park Operating Hours & Seasons

  • Convoy Point open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • The Dante Fascell is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Biscayne National Park Fees & Reservations

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Tent Camping $15 / Night Tent
Group Tent Camping $30 / Night
Boat Camping / Overnight Stays $20 / Night
Boca Chita Pavilion Rental $100
Senior Pass and Access Pass $10

Biscayne National Park Places To Go

  • Convoy Point
  • Boca Chita Key
  • Elliott Key
  • Adams Key

Biscayne National Park Hiking

Trail Length Description
Convoy Point 0.25 mile round trip Easy walking. Boardwalk path takes visitors to the end of the jetty.
Elliott Key 0.75 mile loop trail Easy walk. Self-guided nature trail tour across the island.
Elliott Key 7 miles Easy walking. Self-guided tour across the island north to south.
Adams Key 0.25 mile loop trail Easy walking. Self-guided nature loop tail. Day use only.

Biscayne National Park Weather

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
High - °F 74.0 75.0 78.0 81.0 84.0 86.0 88.0 88.0 87.0 84.0 79.0 76.0 82.0
Low - °F 59.0 60.0 64.0 68.0 72.0 75.0 76.0 77.0 76.0 72.0 67.0 62.0 69.0
Avg Precip (in) 1.90 1.99 2.35 2.29 6.83 9.69 6.83 7.13 8.56 6.39 2.75 1.63 59.10