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Biscayne National Park

9700 SW 328 Street, Homestead, FL 33033
305-230-7275
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Ranked #8 of 13 Attractions in Homestead
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Athens, Georgia, United States
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90 reviews 90 reviews
31 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited Biscayne National Park because we love National Parks and wanted to get a little exercise by walking the extensive boardwalks in this mostly underwater National Park. We were also interested in the glass-bottom boat tours. We got our exercise in and caught a late afternoon glass bottom boat tour. On our way out to the coral reefs we... More

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Miami, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a nice park. It was even nicer when they had a concession that had snorkeling trips, but unfortunately is not available anymore, I guess they are looking for someone else. It's a very nice place to walk around, along the bay, there are some areas that you can go in with your snorkel and check the coral reef,... More

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Tavares, Florida
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146 reviews 146 reviews
87 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I am becoming a huge fan of the NPS. All the national parks I've visited now have been very well done. Clean facilities, knowledgable staff, and super protected, natural lands. Biscayne is another one. There are Blue Crabs everywhere in the park. I love that all life is protected in our nations parks. 95 percent of the park is covered... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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228 reviews 228 reviews
77 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Beautiful "BISCAYNE", This park has a rocky shoreline, but that doesn't limit access to the park. The coral reefs and the entire park is underwater. You can rent a canoe, scuba, snorkel, or swim. It's a fun morning following the marine life. Cost $

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Eastern Shore, AL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I can imagine this NP is a quick visit for most as it was for us. We basically had our NP book stamped and went on about our day. We walked out the boardwalk onto the small beach and people were fishing there. You would need access to a boat to enjoy this NP. They have a small eco exhibit... More

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Homestead, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Wonderful rangers are there for you. They are knowledgable and friendly. The Bay is accessible by canoe, which you can rent. The rocky shore line is difficult to walk on limiting access to the water.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We rented the canoes. The guy from the store kept pushing us into the trees for like 3 times, making the branch poke us before he push us out into the lake. He also made us sit on the edge of the canoe; As you can figure out the canoe tip within 5 minutes and my 3 year old daughter... More

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Miami, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The park is huge, but in order to access the islands you need your own boat. The park has a lighthouse, reefs, and sunken ships, however, this is miles off shore and no ferry provided. The park accessible by car or bike is still worth a trip. The park has a beach, you can fish, have a picnic, check out... More

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Berlin, Connecticut
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9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nice park but with few roads so that a boat becomes necessary. The beach is not great, especially when compared to South Beach.

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Miami
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10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I like this place because it's quiet...during the week. I take the kids, and I can just relax while they play. The water is shallow, and they close the beach early. We always go during the week because there is less visitors. The restaurant/grille uptop is alright...nothing special...however I think it lacks attention....it's missing something.

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