Biscayne National Park

Baby Sea Turtles.

Volunteers Remove Debris From Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

More than seven tons of debris have been removed from sea turtle nesting beaches in Biscayne National Park thanks to the efforts of Alternative Break program volunteers.

04/30/2015

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Almost 3M People Visited South Florida’s National Parks In 2014

Almost three million people visited South Florida’s national parks, generating over $231 million for the local economy last year, the National Park Service said.

04/25/2015

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Top National Parks Near South Florida

Explore America’s natural wonders right in your backyard. Visit one of four South Florida national parks and travel north to central Florida to see how Florida does the wildlife, the everglades, history and water sports.

03/14/2015

Over the next two days, more than 300 men, women and children will swear their allegiance to the United States and become official become U.S. citizens at Biscayne National Park.  (Source: CBS4)

More Than 300 Swear Oath To U.S. At Biscayne National Park

Over the next two days, more than 300 men, women and children will swear their allegiance to the United States and become official become U.S. citizens at Biscayne National Park.

02/17/2015

(Source: Michael Cugno)

Kayaker’s Manatee Encounter Captured On Camera

Under sunny South Florida skies, a volunteer park ranger at Biscayne National Park had a moment with a manatee—and the encounter was captured on a GoPro.

01/26/2015

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

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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

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