Biscayne National Park

Homestead National Parks Trolley  (Source: cityofhomestead.com)

NASCAR Fans In Homestead Get Free Rides To National Parks

NASCAR fans in town for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series championship and season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 will get a free ride – of sorts.

11/12/2014

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Safety On The Water Stressed Over Columbus Day Weekend

In order to keep things safe on the water over the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, Biscayne National Park has partnered up with a number of agencies to crackdown on boaters who pose a risk to themselves or others.

10/11/2014

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Safety On Water Stressed For Upcoming Columbus Day Holiday Weekend

In order to keep things safe on the water over the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, Biscayne National Park has partnered up with a number of agencies to crackdown on boaters posing a risk to themselves or others.

09/30/2014

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing

“Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.

08/07/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013

A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.

07/27/2014

Schaus Swallowtail (Source: Biscayne National Park)

Endangered Butterfly Species Released Into Elliott Key

An effort to save an endangered species of butterflies from becoming extinct has so far been successful—and now the butterflies and larvae have been released in their natural habitat.

06/05/2014

Eliott Key boardwalk (Source: CBS4)

Elliot Key Reopens After 18-Month Closure

Good news for boaters in South Florida. Biscayne National Park’s Elliot Key reopened Thursday, after being closed for nearly 18 months.

04/17/2014

Biscayne National Park

Elliot Key To Reopen After 18-Month Closure

In October 2012, high tides from Hurricane Sandy heavily damaged the docks Elliot Key, separating them from the seawall.
At the time, National Park Service decided to close the island to visitors and do some serious repairs.

04/15/2014

Source: National Park Service

Top Parks In South Florida

Find peace and restoration in the tranquility of one of South Florida’s top-rated parks.

03/29/2014

Biscayne National Park

Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local Communities

The National Park Service issued a new report Monday that showed Biscayne National Park saw nearly 500,000 visitors in 2012 and those tourists spent $29 million in the communities around the park.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

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