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Experience Boca Chita

Boca Chita is the most visited island in Biscayne National Park with its iconic and historic lighthouse built in the 1930s by Mark Honeywell. Biscayne National Park Institute has trips that depart daily where you can visit the island by both powerboats or sailboats. The key includes a campground, dock, an observation deck on the 65′ tall light house where …

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Dec. 2, 2017 – Moonlight Paddle

Join us this Saturday December 2nd, 2017 from 5:15pm – 7:30pm in Biscayne National Park for a Moonlight Paddle leaving from the Convoy Point paddle ramp. Located at 9700 SW 328th St, Homestead, FL 33033. Learn about these beautiful habitats in a new light.Hope to see you there! Book your Tickets Today by Clicking Here Check-in before the paddle in …

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Jones Lagoon – Like nothing you’ve explored before!

Jones Lagoon, located between Old Rhodes Key and Totten key, is a great place to see sharks, rays, upside-down jellyfish, schools of fish and wading birds. Accessible only by canoes, kayaks or paddleboards, Jones Lagoon is very shallow and unlike anything you’ve seen before! To get to its center you carefully navigate through picturesque mangrove channels. Join us as we …

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Black Caesar and other South Florida Pirates Evening Boat Cruise September 16, 2017

Evening Boat Cruise The Legend of Black Caesar: The Archeological Story of Pirates in the Florida Keys Saturday September 16, 2017 5:00-8:00 PM Biscayne National Park Convoy Point Harbor Cruise along Caesar’s Rock and Elliott Key, the alleged stomping grounds of the legendary pirate, Black Caesar. Park archeologist, Josh Marano, will separate fact from fantasy about South Florida’s most infamous …

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Explore Jones Lagoon

As the largest marine park in the National Park Service system, Biscayne National Park is prominently known for protecting a portion of the world’s third-largest coral reef. Many tourists, however, don’t know that the park was actually home to the one of greatest African-American pioneers and entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade County history, Israel Lafayette Jones. Jones was born a slave in 1858 …

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‘More Good Days’ Tour Offers Free BNP Institute Trips

Ready to take on a new adventure? Reinvent yourself? Get motivated? Ford Warriors in Pink® wants to inspire you to do all of these things! So we’re heading across the nation on a More Good Days Tour to offer a unique series of empowering experiences. From hot-air balloon rides to sailing in Biscayne National Park to glassblowing workshops – and …

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