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Gasparilla Island State Park

via the Boca Grande Causeway at C.R. 775, Boca Grande, FL
+1 941-964-0375
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The beach to visit

There are loads of super beaches in this area and most are somewhat similar, so it comes down to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perks_on_tour
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Beautiful white lighthouse

Beautiful lighthouse and beach with covered pavilions near rest rooms for picnics. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sharon B
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St. Louis, MO
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“state park” (39 reviews)
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via the Boca Grande Causeway at C.R. 775, Boca Grande, FL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are loads of super beaches in this area and most are somewhat similar, so it comes down to what you are looking for. The only way onto the island by car is across a toll bridge which is a somewhat hefty $6 so bear...More

Thank Perks_on_tour
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful lighthouse and beach with covered pavilions near rest rooms for picnics. Plenty of parking. Can walk a long way on beach looking for shells. We live in FL and never saw any shells bigger than cockle shells about the size of the palm of...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really nice Beach and great views 0f the Gulf, Beautiful white sand and never over crowded! Love it here at the state park clean and natural.

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gasparilla State Park is a preservation like most of the rest of the island of Boca Grande. Beautiful place for a real relaxing afternoon.

Thank Joseph_Isaacs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made our most recent (drive by) visit to this place on 10/27/2017, but have stopped here 3 or 4 previous times during previous overnight getaways to Gasparilla Island. We noted on this most recent visit that the Lighthouse had been renovated and painted with...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

$3 park fee short walk to a gorgeous view at land's end. Near the lighthouse at the end of the island. Bring a chair and enjoy the day.

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Parking is tight and limited. A $6.00 toll gets you on the scenic causeway to the island and it is gorgeous. But....like many places scooped up by the wealthy your parking options are limited and the wealthy like it that way I can't imagine parking...More

Thank daxmurphy
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We parked at the park while doing the Boca Grande Bike Trail. We came back to picnic and walk around and take pictures. Nice, clean and well maintained place.

Thank WM-Roadrunner
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were seeking the park and lighthouse and stopped at the 1927 Lighthouse that is also part of the park. Paying to park in the lot, we enjoyed a walk the beach that was nice. Later we found that this was the Range Lighthouse. It...More

Thank mixaconsulting
Reviewed 22 September 2017

There are a number of small beach areas on Boca Grande that are part of the Gasparilla Island State Park. The storm damage in the past year has taken out the beach and boardwalk on one side. At the point is a lighthouse and beach...More

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
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Mazzmack
6 September 2015|
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Response from Kayaker318 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dogs on the beach.
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Brandy P
16 March 2015|
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Response from Janice R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can swim at the public park. I do not know if there are rentable water sports equipment.
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JamieAnne1968
9 February 2015|
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Response from Marty R | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw...I went to the beach, but I'm sure you could ask around and find some excellent camping areas. I've only lived in Florida since September and this was my first time going to Gasparilla State Park.
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