MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The government shutdown couldn’t stop the party on the waters of Biscayne National Park.
Biscayne National Park is one of many federal parks that are closed during the shutdown, but boaters risked potential fines tying up near Elliott Key Saturday.READ MORE: Legendary 'Goodfellas' actor Ray Liotta dead at 67
Boaters seemed to have no issues staying put, despite a local police helicopter and state wildlife officials patrolling the area.READ MORE: BSO Investigates Fatal Crash In Dania Involving Motorcyclist
The shutdown did force some party goers to a different location, Nixon Beach off Key Biscayne.MORE NEWS: Haiti's contributions to South Florida in full display at Haitian Heritage Month Art Exhibition
Officials have warned they will be out writing tickets and arresting drunk and disorderly boaters.