Top Summer Backpacking Trips Near South FloridaSouth Florida is a land of unspoiled natural beauty which is best seen up close. Whether you choose to hike, bike or paddle through Florida’s wilderness areas, there’s no shortage of plant life, animal life and water life to add variety to your adventure. But be prepared, weather conditions range from daily afternoon thunderstorms in Everglades National Park to baking in the sun on the Florida Trail.
Law Enforcement In Full Force For Columbus Day WeekendLocal law enforcement will be in full force on the water for Columbus Day weekend, considered the most dangerous weekend of the year for boating.
Marine Reserve Approved For Biscayne Nat'l ParkBiscayne National Park has been given approval by the National Park Service to create a marine reserve inside the park.
Volunteers Remove Debris From Sea Turtle Nesting BeachesMore 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.
Almost 3M People Visited South Florida's National Parks In 2014Almost three million people visited South Florida's national parks, generating over $231 million for the local economy last year, the National Park Service said.
Top National Parks Near South FloridaExplore 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.
More Than 300 Swear Oath To U.S. At Biscayne National ParkOver 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.
Kayaker's Manatee Encounter Captured On CameraUnder 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.
NASCAR Fans In Homestead Get Free Rides To National ParksNASCAR fans in town for this weekend's Sprint Cup Series championship and season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 will get a free ride - of sorts.
Safety On The Water Stressed Over Columbus Day WeekendIn 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.
Safety On Water Stressed For Upcoming Columbus Day Holiday WeekendIn 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.
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.