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.
America's Most Romantic Outdoor AdventuresStep outside of the box when planning your next romantic getaway and go exploring the great outdoors. Many of the national parks throughout the country offer plenty of outdoor activities for couples to enjoy together, including boating, hiking, zip lining and spelunking.
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.
Lobster Mini-Season Begins At Midnight Every year hundreds of boaters and divers take part in the popular two lobster mini-season. This year it runs from midnight Wednesday through midnight Thursday.
2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.
Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent -The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.
Two People Die While Snorkeling In Florida KeysTwo people died while snorkeling off the Florida Keys.
Acting Supervisor Takes Over At Everglades National ParkMonday was the first day on the job for the new acting superintendent of Everglades and Dry Tortugas national parks. Shawn Benge will lead the parks for 90 days.
Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local CommunitiesThe 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.
South Florida Parks Losing Thousands In Government ShutdownThe partial government shutdown is causing two South Florida parks to lose thousands of dollars a day in fees, according to The National Park Service.