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#50 of 59 national parks in United States

Best trails in Dry Tortugas National Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Dry Tortugas National Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

The Dry Tortugas on the west end of the Florida Keys are the site of Fort Jefferson, the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere. With most of the park being water, it is the home of coral reefs and shipwrecks and is only accessible by plane or boat. The entrance fee for Dry Tortugas National Park is $15.00 per person and is good for 7 consecutive days. Any person under 16 years of age is exempt from paying an entrance fee (this includes international visitors). The park is open 24 hours a day year round, however some islands are closed to the public. Garden Key is open year round 24 hours a day. Ft. Jefferson, on Garden Key, is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Loggerhead Key is open to day visitors year round from sunrise to sunset. Bush Key is seasonally closed during the sooty tern nesting season. It is usually open from mid-October to mid-January. East Key, Middle Key, Hospital Key and Long Key are currently closed year round for nesting wildlife. Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Garden Key Visitor Center is open everyday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Map of trails in Dry Tortugas National Park
Park information
Acreage:
64,701 acres
Contact
305-242-7700
Top trails (2)
#1 - Fort Jefferson Loop
Dry Tortugas National Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 12 m
Fort Jefferson Loop is a 0.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Key West, Florida that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#2 - Bush Key Trail
Dry Tortugas National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 23 m
This is an easy walk along the south shore of Bush Key starting from the main boat point. The trail may cut through shallow ocean water at times. The very end of the trail is seasonally closed for birShow more