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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Biscayne National Park is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Biscayne National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Florida and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Biscayne National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Florida and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 1, 2021
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Park Alerts (4)

***Discover Our Parks, LLC takes no responsability in the accuracy of these alerts, which are taken directly from NPS.gov, and we provide them for informational purposes only. Please refer to NPS.gov for more information.

Biscayne National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Biscayne National Park - News section for more.

  • Plan to Increase Biscayne National Park Campground Revenue Would Boost Visitor Services and Security

    September 13, 2021 | 2:51 pm

    The National Park Service is seeking public comments on changes to campground fees under consideration for Biscayne National Park to enhance visitor services and better address common campground issues, such as noise complaints, trash disposal, resource damage and facilities maintenance.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Convoy Point and Black Point Jetties to be Closed for Repairs

    July 18, 2021 | 2:44 pm

    In the weeks to come the jetties at Convoy Point and Black Point will be closed for repairs due to damage caused by hurricanes.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Inspired by Diatoms: Rick Cohen’s Diatomaceous Dreams Opens in Biscayne National Park Gallery

    June 3, 2021 | 8:17 am

    Diatomaceous Dreams, a show of Native Miamian Rick Cohen’s found-object assemblage sculptures inspired by single-celled aquatic plants, is the newest exhibit in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery. The exhibit is on display from 9-5 daily from June 11 through Sept. 12.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Celebrate National Park week with Biscayne National Park

    April 7, 2021 | 8:40 am

    Biscayne joins the nation in celebrating National Park Week with both in-person programs and with virtual opportunities for visitors on April 16-25.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Hurricane Repair Project to Begin April 26 at Biscayne National Pak

    April 6, 2021 | 3:05 pm

    In late April, the National Park Service (NPS) will kick off a $6.3 million project to complete repairs to areas of Biscayne National Park significantly damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Come to Fruition: Botanical Illustrations of Native Fruits, Nuts and Seeds in Biscayne National Park Gallery

    March 8, 2021 | 12:08 pm

    The newest exhibit in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery features 26 detailed botanical illustrations of the fruits, nuts and seeds of some of Florida’s native plants. Fruition, created by the Tropical Botanic Artists, is on display daily from 9AM-5PM through June 6, 2021.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Everglades, Biscayne, and Dry Tortugas National Parks modify operations for Tropical Storm Eta

    November 8, 2020 | 5:00 pm

    Everglades, Biscayne, and Dry Tortugas National Parks have temporarily closed park entrances and visitor facilities in preparation for Tropical Storm Eta for the safety of visitors and staff. Marine waters in all parks will remain open for boating, but emergency services will be extremely limited.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Biscayne National Park is increasing access to Dante Fascell Visitor Center

    September 25, 2020 | 10:54 am

    Biscayne National Park is increasing access to Dante Fascell Visitor Center

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Biscayne National Park Reopens After Hurricane Isaias

    August 2, 2020 | 11:51 am

    On Sunday, August 2 at 9 a.m. Biscayne National Park has reopened after the passing of Hurricane Isaias.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Biscayne National Park Closure for Hurricane Isaias

    July 31, 2020 | 2:28 pm

    Biscayne National Park is closing the Dante Fascell Visitor Center, island visitor facilities, and administrative facilities at 5:00 pm today in preparation for potential severe weather associated with Hurricane Isaias.

    Read more at nps.gov