Less than an hour’s drive from Miami, Biscayne National Park, off the eastern coast of Florida, is one of several aquatic national parks. It is an unparalleled wildlife sanctuary, protecting an incredible diversity of mammals, birds, and fish. The National Park Service (NPS) is responsible for the management and protection of these extraordinary resources and for the well-being of park visitors. It is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of concession operations within the park. About a half million people visit Biscayne National Park each year. With your interest and assistance, their magnificent resources will continue to be protected and preserved for future generations.