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Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

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Address: 601 Howard England Way, Key West, FL 33040-8395
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Historic site of a Civil War-era fort, currently being excavated; also has...

Historic site of a Civil War-era fort, currently being excavated; also has a beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling.

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Nice beach in Key West

Very nice park! The entrance fee is minimal and the beach is beautiful!! Crystal clear water and nice breezes! Loved our visit!

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toronto
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

well, if you've seen one fort....nothing too special here, but its a good hike on the bike. flat roads...easy to get around.

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Federalsburg, Maryland
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice park! The entrance fee is minimal and the beach is beautiful!! Crystal clear water and nice breezes! Loved our visit!

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Greenville, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are very few actual beaches in Key West and the one at Fort Zachary Taylor state park is very beautiful. We went there for the day, and it was a really nice park, we really liked it, but it was a windy day so the surf was pretty rough and my kids kept saying they were getting stung by... More 

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Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach is great. It is nice and hard, and not your typical Florida sandy beach. Beware of the rocks. It is a HARD beach.

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place for kids. The best Beach in Key west. Lots of parking available. Very friendly staff. They have tables and chairs.

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DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful park with trees for shade and picnic tables and grills for a picnic, a gorgeous beach with turquoise water , a cute little snack bar restaurant with great hot dogs and drink. There is also an awesome fort to tour. Look for the big iguanas around the fort too. There is a great bike or foot... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best, and most relaxing beach in Key West is in the state park. There is a small charge to enter, but it is well worth it. Food ands chairs are available for rental.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting you are where the Atlantic meets the Gulf. Water is clear but extremely Rocky. Take water shoes. You can purchase them at the concession store cheaper than you can on Duval Street. Food at the concession is responsible. Cuban wasn't great but...

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Thank terimic
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite beach in Key West. The views are amazing, water is beautiful. This is my go to beach when I'm in Key West.

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super place for sunset. A must to visit while at Key West. Excellent beaches and panoramas on sunset.

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