Biscayne National Park
VISIT Biscayne National Park:
Biscayne National Park was established on October 18, 1968, and has a total area of 172,971 acres (270 square miles, or 700 square kilometers).
|Address||9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, FL, 33033|
|Entrance Fee||Free, but a boat is required to reach.|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Biscayne National Park is the 101st most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Biscayne National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Biscayne National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Biscayne National Park are January, February, December & November.
Biscayne National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Biscayne National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
|Biscayne, Everglades & Big Cypress via Miami||74||7|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Biscayne National Park.
|Everglades National Park||58 mi|
|Big Cypress National Preserve||61 mi|
|Dry Tortugas National Park||188 mi|
|De Soto National Memorial||204 mi|
|Canaveral National Seashore||219 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Biscayne National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|Larry and Penny Thompson Park||Miami, FL more||20 miles|
|T.Y. Park||Hollywood, FL more||27 miles|
|Topeekeegee Yugnee County Park||Hollywood, FL more||27 miles|
|CB Smith Park||Pembroke Pines, FL more||29 miles|
|Easterlin Park||FL more||36 miles|
|Markham Park||Sunrise, FL more||37 miles|
|Long Pine Key - Everglades National Park||FL more||39 miles|
|John Pennekamp - Coral Reef State Park||Key Largo, FL more||41 miles|
|Quiet Waters Park||Deerfield Beach, FL more||46 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Biscayne National Park:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Biscayne National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Biscayne National Park.
|Miami International Airport||MIA||Miami, FL||16 mi|
|Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport||FLL||Fort Lauderdale, FL||29 mi|
|Palm Beach International Airport||PBI||West Palm Beach, FL||71 mi|
|Southwest Florida International Airport||RSW||Fort Myers, FL||120 mi|
|Orlando International Airport||MCO||Orlando, FL||206 mi|
|Tampa International Airport||TPA||Tampa, FL||220 mi|
|Orlando Sanford International Airport||SFB||Orlando, FL||227 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Biscayne National Park.
|Key West International Airport||EYW||Key West, FL||129 mi|
|Charlotte County Airport||PGD||Punta Gorda, FL||147 mi|
|Melbourne Orlando International Airport||MLB||Melbourne, FL||173 mi|
|Sarasota Bradenton International Airport||SRQ||Sarasota/Bradenton, FL||194 mi|
|St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport||PIE||St Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||224 mi|
|Daytona Beach International Airport||DAB||Daytona Beach, FL||251 mi|
|Northeast Florida Regional Airport||UST||St Augustine, FL||307 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.