Dry Tortugas Getaways

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Dry Tortugas National Park is a significant unit in the national park system for a variety of reasons. The 64,700-acre site contains historic Fort Jefferson, a militarily and architecturally significant 19th century fort. Other manmade features include the historic Loggerhead Key lighthouse and the historic Garden Key harbor light.

In addition to the fabulous scenery including unsurpassed sunrises and sunsets, the animal and birdlife habitats are critically important. As one of America's most isolated and least disturbed habitats, the area provides significant nesting and breeding ground for sea turtles, sooty terns, and the brown noddy. It is also an important resting spot for migrating birds before and after their transGulf flight. The area also features the unique Florida Keys coral reef ecosystem.

The National Park Service promotes the park's importance for educational, recreational and scientific research of marine resources. Seaplanes and boats bring visitors to this unique national park which permits and promotes snorkeling, scuba diving, camping, fishing, picnicking, viewing historic sites, and viewing fabulous native wildlife and birdlife.

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