The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area.
Explore Fort Jefferson
Located on Garden Key is historic Fort Jefferson, one of the nation’s largest 19th century forts in the United States
Camping at the Dry Tortugas
Camping at Garden Key is an incredible experience. Amazing star gazing, snorkeling, sunsets and more!
Yankee Freedom and Seaplane docked at Garden Key
Bringing your own boat to Dry Tortugas National Park will provide you with the most opportunities to explore this remarkable national treasu
70 miles west of Key West, the Dry Tortugas is accessible only by a daily concession ferry, private boats, charter boats, or seaplane.