Biscayne National Park

Madisen McMan

Park History

Biscayne National Park is located in Southern Florida. This park is over 90% water and it was established for its natural features, but also for its 10,000 years of history. The history includes six ship wrecks and the remnants of the native inhabitants that used to live there. This park has a wide array of aquatic animals, land animals, land animals and plants.
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Climate

Southern Florida has an average annual temperature of 82°F, ranging from an average low of 75°F in the winter to 89°F in the summer, some people even say it is too warm and too humid. There is no snow and the biggest natural disaster threat is the risk of hurricanes.

Geological Points of Interest

Florida is a big tourist area, because of the attractions, such as Disney World and Sea World, plus the beautiful national parks and Florida Keys. It has also been nicknamed "The Sunshine State", which makes people want to go and experience the ocean and warm weather.

Wildlife (Favored Animals in Biscayne Park)

Problems Biscayne is Facing

Overall, Biscayne is in good shape and the only problem they face are their rare animals and plant life going extinct.

Plants

Outdoor Activities

  • One of the top scuba diving areas in the United States
  • Boating, camping, and wildlife watching

Works Cited

"Basic Facts About Sea Turtles." Defenders of Wildlife. N.p., 20 Mar. 2012. Web. 04 Dec. 2015.


"Biscayne National Park." National Park Foundation. N.p., 05 Mar. 2012. Web. 04 Dec. 2015.


"National Geographic: Images of Animals, Nature, and Cultures." National Geographic: Images of Animals, Nature, and Cultures. National Geographic, n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2015.


"South Florida Temperatures and Weather: Today and Annual." South Florida Temperatures and Weather: Today and Annual. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2015.


United States. National Park Service. "Biscayne National Park (U.S. National Park Service)." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, 27 Nov. 2015. Web. 04 Dec. 2015.