Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center

Crandon Park lies on picturesque northern Key Biscayne, Florida; formerly one of the largest coconut plantations in the United States as well as former location of that Crandon Park Zoo. The Crandon Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center serves as a window into Bear Cut Preserve, 264 acres of preserved barrier island habitat. Within the preserve various ecosystems can be observed including: dunes, maritime hammock, mangrove forest, and sea grass beds. The Visitors Center's exhibit & aquarium room displays recreated native marine ecosystems, and interpretive exhibits. Nature Center staff can assist with orientation to the self-guided nature trails and provide park/trail maps.

Associated Agency: 
Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department
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Contact Info

Crandon Park
6767 Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149

Phone: 305-361-6767 ext 112
Fax: 305-365-3002

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