National Park

Dry Tortugas Dog Policy

Dry Tortugas National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

The Dry Tortugas are seven small islands in the western-most part of the Florida Keys, and are nearly 70 miles west of Key West. The park is around 100 square miles, but most of it is water. The park is only accessible by boat or seaplane. Fort Jefferson is one of the main attractions here, but the park also boasts crystal blue waters, a variety of coral and marine life, and many types of birds.

Dogs are allowed on Garden Key, but not inside the fort. The only way to get to the park is by boat or seaplane. The commercial ferry does not allow pets, but you can bring a dog on your own boat or with a tour guide. Dogs are even allowed at the campground. Dogs are also not allowed on any keys other than Garden Key.


Pet Policy Details
101 mi2
Annual Visitors

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed in the campground, as long as they're kept on 6' leashes.

Location & Map

Key West

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