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The trail provides opportunities for bicycling, hiking, fishing, in-line skating, paddling, snorkeling, swimming, hiking and diving. There are limited camping opportunities available at local state parks and some private campsites in the Keys. The local Chamber of Commerce will carry this information.
Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Florida State Parks in the Keys
(listed in order from MM 106 - MM 0)
Dagney Johnson State Botanical Site- North Key Largo Phone: (305) 451-1202
Nature Trails, Tropical Hardwood Habitat. Guided nature trail walks offered every Thursday and Saturday at 10 a.m. Access to remote areas is possible with use of backcountry permit only.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/keylargohammock/default.cfm
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park- Key Largo Phone: (305) 451-1202
RV/Trailer Sites, Camping, Picnic Tables, Sheltered Areas, Beaches, Snorkeling, Swimming, Diving, Boat Ramp, Marina, Boat Rentals, Kayak/Canoe Rentals, Visitor Center, Concessions. Admission begins at $3.50 per vehicle. Visitors can enjoy a nature trail for jogging or strolling. Pets are allowed, but only on a restricted basis. Please call the park for more information.
Additional information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/pennekamp/default.cfm or http://www.abfla.com/parks/JohnPennekamp/pennekamp.html
Windley Key Fossil Reef State Geological Site- Windley Key Phone: (305) 664-2540
Geologic Nature Trails, Interpretative/Historical Signs
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/windleykey/default.cfm
Lignumvitae Key State Botanical Site- Lignumvitae Key Phone: (305) 664-6474
Historic/Archaeological Structures, Interpretative/Nature Trail, Docking Facilities. Guided walks are provided.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/lignumvitaekey/default.cfm
Indian Key State Historic Site- Indian Key (Offshore) Phone: (305) 664-2540
Located at MM 78.5. Nature Trail, Docking Facilities, Map provided.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/indiankey/default.cfm
San Pedro State Preserve- 1 mile south of Indian Key (Offshore) Phone: (305) 664-2540
Historic/Archeological Dive Site, Mooring Buoys. Located in 18 feet of water.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/sanpedro/default.asp
Long Key State Recreational Area- Long Key Phone: (305) 664-4815
RV/Trailer Sites, Tent Sites, Sheltered Areas, Interpretive/Nature Trails, Canoe Trails/Rentals, Pets allowed in certain areas. Admission is $3.50 per vehicle, $.50 per additional person.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/longkey/default.cfm
Curry Hammock State Park- Marathon Phone: (305) 289-2690
Camping, Swimming, Playground, Picnic Tables, Grills, and Showers, Hardwood Hammocks. Located along both sides of US 1 starting at Little Crawl Key, MM 56.2, 11 miles west of Long Key. The entrance to the facilities is on the oceanside of US 1.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/curryhammock/default.cfm
Bahia Honda State Park- Bahia Honda MM 36.8 Phone: (305) 872-2353
RV/Trailer Sites, Tent Sites, Cabins, Picnic Tables, Sheltered Areas, Trails, 2.5 Miles of Natural Sand Beaches, Boat Ramp, Swimming, Marina, Concession, and Equipment Rental Center.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/bahiahonda/default.asp
Ft. Zachary Taylor State Historical Site- Key West (Offshore) Phone: (305) 292-6713
Snorkeling, Picnicking, Swimming, Fishing, Beach, Historical Building, Daily Tours at Noon and 2 pm, Picnic Tables, Grills, Nature Trail, Concession. Located at the end of Southard Street on Truman Annex.
Additional Information: http://www.floridastateparks.org/forttaylor/default.asp or http://www.forttaylor.org
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