Planning a trip to Dry Tortugas National Park and need some help planning your trip?
Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida.
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The Quick Guide to Visiting Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park Basics
Park Size: 64,701 acres (101.1 sq miles) (261.84 sq km)
Location: Monroe County
Closest Cities: Key West, Florida
Busy Season: Steady Year Round
Visitation: 79,200 (in 2019)
How much does Dry Tortugas National Park Cost?
Acadia National Park costs the following:
- 7-day Individual Pass (Age 16 and older) – $15
- Under 16 – Free
When is Dry Tortugas National Park Open?
Dry Tortugas National Park is open year-round.
Are dogs allowed in Dry Tortugas National Park?
Yes, pets are allowed in Dry Tortugas National Park. They are only allowed on Garden Key. Please review the Dry Tortugas Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Dry Tortugas.
Where are Dry Tortugas National Park’s visitor centers?
Eco Discovery Center – Open Year Around
The Bight Visitor Center – Open Year Around
Park Store on Garden Key – Open Year Around
Land Acknowledgments for Dry Tortugas National Park
The National Park known as Dry Tortugas National Park sits on Seminole land.
Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.
Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.
Places to Stay Near Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park Camping
Camping in Dry Tortugas National Park is a unique experience. You’ll get to see the stars like nowhere else in the southern United States.
RV Camping in Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park is an island national park with no roads and no way to get a vehicle out there so you aren’t going to be able to drive your RV out there to camp but that said, it doesn’t mean you can’t RV Camp in the Florida Keys.