The best way to see the park is by boat, and the park offers many different boat trips. We highly recommend any of the ranger guided tours, especially if you can get ranger Gary Bremen. Gary is a master story teller, has recorded stories on the Moth, and was included in Ken Burns' film "The National Parks: America's Best Idea." He loves Biscayne National Park--this was evident in the stories he shared during our half day trip to Boca Chita Key.
|The largest underwater park in the National Park system.|
|The visitor's center, a great place to watch sunrises |
over Biscayne Bay.
|Our tour boat, what a blast! Only problem was it was billed|
as a "three hour tour". Gilligan's Island theme song is an
|Some of the keys of Biscayne NP. What a beautiful day to |
be on the water! See that lighthouse? That's an ornamental
lighthouse. Whats an ornamental lighthouse you ask?
One without a light!!
|A fantastic view from the top of the lighthouse on Boca Chita Key.|
|Ranger Gary Breman and researcher Emilie Stump. Gary is part of |
a project Songs and Stories of our National Parks - check out his
story on the MOTH. Emilie, a researcher from the University
of British Columbia, studies seahorses which are actually fish.