Biscayne National Park- Florida, USA

Biscayne National Park- Florida, USA

What better place to snorkel then the Sunshine State? Biscayne National Park is located in the Florida Keys and has incredibly diverse and exciting ecosystems. As a shallow estuary, Biscayne Bay is a fantastic place to grab your Snorkeling Beach mask, snorkel, and fins, and dive in!


Photo by Florida Rambler


Biscayne Bay is home to an array of algae as well as a variety of seagrasses that support much of the wildlife. You can float over the seagrass meadows, corals and sponges.


Photo by Always Have a Trip Planned

There is a monumental list of fish found at the park, which you can find on the park website. Along with the many types of fish, you can find green turtles, manatees, dolphins and species of whales.

Photo by Florida National Parks Association

How to get there:

 If you're driving from Miami, take I-95 South or US-1 South until you reach the area near Biscayne Bay.  If you prefer public transit, you can take a Miami-Dade Transit bus or Metrorail to reach areas near Biscayne Bay. Check the transit schedule and plan your route accordingly. You can enter and park at the main Visitor Center or the Dante Fascell Visitor Center. 

 Jones Lagoon and Adams Key are popular snorkeling spots within the park. To access these spots, park at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center and then take a boat shuttle or kayak.

Photo by Nomad by Trade


Cover photo from National Parks Conservation Association

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