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Long Key State Park

Mile Marker 67.5, Overseas Highway, FL
+1 305-644-4815
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Fishermen's pleasure

Small, severely damaged, but still a charming state park. The famous flats are the fishermen's... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
Beautiful but hit hard by Irma

This park is a beautiful little park. Has a nice elevated walkway from the parking lot to the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
TammyH144
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Mount Zion, Illinois, United States
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“golden orb” (22 reviews)
“road noise” (9 reviews)
“nature trail” (16 reviews)
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Mile Marker 67.5, Overseas Highway, FL
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+1 305-644-4815
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"fire ring"
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"marine life"
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Small, severely damaged, but still a charming state park. The famous flats are the fishermen's delight.Possible to camp there, or you go as a day visitor. For the bird watchers, the Golden Orb Trail leads to several places. Using a shorter one, the Layton Trail,...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This park is a beautiful little park. Has a nice elevated walkway from the parking lot to the beach/ tent camping pavilions. So much damage to the mangroves on this trail. Wished we had seen it before the hurricane. The employees are working to make...More

Thank TammyH144
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A small beach with large rocks.crevices filled with beach finds.tiny crabs scuttle across the sand.calm water and beautiful views

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Long Key State park is one of the many small state parks scattered along the Keys. It had been hit hard by Hurricane Irma and was still recovering when we visited. Some beach areas are closed and some of the amenities are not open. But,...More

1  Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Despite not all areas being reopened since Hurricane Irma, this park still offers access to the beauty of the Middle Keys. The shallow waters offer a glimpse into the seagrass habitat full of conchs, whelks, oysters, mussels, sea urchins, and a multitude of hermit crabs....More

3  Thank Colleen J
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We were here the last week of December 2017. There is still a lot of hurricane damage and some areas are closed or not in good condition, so they were giving discounts on admission. The "Golden Orb" trail was mostly closed, so all that was...More

2  Thank Rosemary W
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Evidence of the damage that the Fall hurricane had wrought was evident along the road that led here and probably accounted for the restricted sea front/beach access beach. Our little stretch wasn’t busy however although finding a comfortable sunbathing spot proved challenging. The water was...More

1  Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We camped here with our scout troop. I really enjoyed getting up early and running before any one woke up. Its mostly primitive campsites. The showers were excellent, especially since it was a state park. There are 3 or 4 walk in sites that are...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped for a short break before arriving in Miami, a bath in the ocean relaxing, I enjoyed the beach clean water, nice.

Thank mmqnvo
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

we were driving the overseas highway & pulled off here for a short break. the price to get in is per person instead of per car but it still only cost $6 for the two of us. it was a pleasant stop with a gorgeous...More

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Free_bird_bean
30 December 2016|
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Response from travelmutt1 | Reviewed this property |
would def agree the comment amount bugs - bring bug spray. did not camp so not sure
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pjw462
15 December 2016|
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Response from Mia_Bama_305 | Reviewed this property |
in January mosquitos are typically not around because it's cooler, not sure about no see ems. Have fun! :)
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