Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas

Park Address: 70 miles west of Key West, in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico.

Latitude and Longitude GPS: 24.6285° N, 82.8732° W

Park Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Park Fees: 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).

Visitor Center Information: is housed in two of the fort's casemates (large rooms for artillery pieces) and serves largely as a small museum and book/souvenir store.

Year Established as a National Park: January 4, 1935

Park Size: 47,125 acres (190.708109 square km)

Weather Summary:Tropical savanna climate

Hiking Trails and Overlooks: Hw

Glaciers: Exit Glacier, Harding Icefield

Valleys, Mountains, Plains: Outwash Plain

Oceans, Rivers and Lakes: Bear Glacier Lake, Exit Creek, 

Animals Native to Park: Ble.

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