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Staying Safe at Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park is a vast and serene nature preserve in South Florida. Visitors come to this national park to experience the unique marine life, enjoy the beaches, and take in the gorgeous natural beauty of the area. It’s important to take the relevant safety precautions when visiting Biscayne National Park. 

Weather 

Conditions on and in the water can change rapidly at Biscayne National Park, so you’ll want to be prepared for anything. Make sure to have enough life jackets and emergency supplies with you such as food, water, and a satellite phone in case you encounter a sudden storm or rough weather while you’re out on a boat. Be sure to check the weather forecast before heading out to explore the park. 

Wildlife 

You’re likely to experience a wide variety of wildlife in the park. It’s important to never approach or touch marine life both for their safety and yours. Animals including sharks, fish, sea turtles, manatees and more can be found here, so it’s best to keep a safe distance from any wildlife you encounter. 

Other Concerns

Make sure to follow safe boating procedures while in the park as boating accidents are not uncommon. Be prepared in case of emergency.

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