#GetOutside: Enjoy Biscayne National Park this New Year

This New Year #GetOutside in Biscyane National Park with these free activities.

Embrace the charm of the great outdoors as you step into Biscayne National Park. This hidden gem, nestled in the bustling city of Miami, offers an array of delightful experiences without costing a dime. Ideal for families, nature lovers, and solo adventurers alike, the park beckons with its serene landscapes and aquatic wonders.

Dante Fascell Visitor Center: Begin your adventure at this comprehensive visitor center. Here, you’ll find informative exhibits, resources to plan your day, and staff ready to answer all your questions. It’s a gateway to understanding the park’s unique ecosystems​​.

Stroll Along Boardwalks and Trails: Wander the Convoy Point to Jetty Walk, a scenic path that runs along the marina and stretches out to the bay. This tranquil walk offers you the chance to witness an array of marine life in their natural habitat. Keep an eye out for fish, manatees, and dolphins frolicking in the water​​.

Birdwatching at Black Point: Bird enthusiasts will find a paradise at Black Point, an excellent spot for observing Mangrove Cuckoo and other shorebirds in their natural surroundings​​.

Picnicking and Relaxation: Scattered throughout the park are multiple picnic tables, offering perfect spots to enjoy a meal with a view. These picnic areas are situated in picturesque locations, providing a serene backdrop for a family lunch or a quiet afternoon with a book.

Wildlife Watching: Immerse yourself in the diverse habitats of Biscayne National Park. The park is home to a vibrant array of wildlife, including the playful sea turtles, various bird species, and the gentle manatees.

Exploring the Park’s Natural Beauty: Beyond the trails and the visitor center, Biscayne National Park unfolds in a mosaic of lush greenery and sparkling waters. Take a moment to absorb the serene environment, where the worries of the world seem to drift away with the ocean breeze.

As you immerse yourself in the aquatic wonders of Biscayne National Park, consider supporting its ongoing conservation and enhancement efforts. Your donations to the Alliance for Florida’s National Parks play a crucial role in preserving the park’s unique marine ecosystem. To contribute, click the donate button in the top right and select ‘Biscayne’ as your donation choice. Your support helps ensure the park’s vibrant coral reefs and diverse wildlife continue to thrive for future generations.