Elliot Key

Cuban migrant Joel Moreno who spent eight days at sea trying to get to the U.S. was reunited with his father who he had not seen in 35 years on October 28, 2014.
(Source: CBS4)

Cuban Migrant Reunited With Miami-Dade Father After 35 Years

- A 39-year-old Cuban migrant who spent eight days at sea trying to get to the U.S. was reunited Tuesday with a father who he had not seen in 35 years.

10/28/2014

(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

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

Coast Guard Rescue (Source: Coast Guard Station Miami)

Coast Guard Responds To Flare, Saves Two Men Off Elliot Key

Two flare shots in the night led the Coast Guard to two men whose boat had sunk off Elliot Key.

12/06/2013

The discovery of a beached sailboat on Elliot Key has prompted the Coast Guard to launch a search for its owner who was last heard from by his family on Christmas Day.  (Source: Coast Guard)

Beached Boat Leads To Search For Owner

The discovery of a beached sailboat on Elliot Key has prompted the Coast Guard to launch a search for its owner who was last heard from by his family on Christmas Day.

CBS4–01/03/2013

The Columbus Day weekend party scene at Biscayne Bay National Park has become a major concern for law enforcement and park officials. (Source: CBS4)

Holiday Weekend Is Party Time At Elliot Key

It’s been described by some as a Mardi Gras on the water. The Columbus Day weekend party scene at Biscayne Bay National Park has become a major concern for law enforcement and park officials.

CBS4–10/07/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Migrants Spotted On Elliot Key

More than a dozen migrants were discovery early Monday morning standing on a small sandy spit of land on Elliot Key in Biscayne National Park.

01/10/2011

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