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Visiting Dry Tortugas National Park

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

Region: Southeast

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

The American the Beautiful Pass covers admission to Dry Tortugas National Park as well as all of the other fee-charging National Park Units.

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.

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