Dry Tortugas National Park

Superintendent Name: 
Dan Kimball
Welcome to Dry Tortugas National Park, which is located 68 miles west of Key West and includes seven islands amid 100 square miles of shoals, water and coral. It is an unparalleled wildlife sanctuary, protecting an incredible diversity of mammals, birds, fish and flora. Along with its flora and fauna, the park also boasts legends of pirates and sunken gold and its military past.
Park Acreage: 
647001
Highest Point: 
Loggerhead Key
Highest Point Elevation: 
10 feet
Visitor Count: 
64122
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Fort Jefferson
Entrance Fees: 
Individual Pass (valid for 7 days): $5; Camping Pass: $3 (per night)
Nearest Major City: 
Key West, FL
Gateway Communities: 
Key West, FL; Sugarloaf Shores, FL; Summerland Key, FL; Big Pine Key, FL
Nearby Airports: 
Key West International Airport (EYW)