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Long Key State Recreation Area

#87 of 175 things to do in Key West Features Animals
Mile Marker 67.5, Oceanside, Islamorada, Key West, FL 33036
+1 305-664-4815
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Stopped by Long Key State Recreation area while visiting the Keys in April 2017.

While visiting the Keys in April 2017, we made a habit of stopping at some of the State Parks to... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
JeffR200
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South Lyon, Michigan
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This park is fairly small and is right off US 1 with nice views of the ocean to the south. There... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Gofar19
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“golden orb” (4 reviews)
“nature trail” (3 reviews)
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Mile Marker 67.5, Oceanside, Islamorada, Key West, FL 33036
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+1 305-664-4815
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

While visiting the Keys in April 2017, we made a habit of stopping at some of the State Parks to check out the scenery and see what they had to offer. Unfortunately, there is not much going on at this park. $6 to get in...More

1  Thank JeffR200
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This park is fairly small and is right off US 1 with nice views of the ocean to the south. There is an entry fee. There are several nice picnic tables overlooking the ocean and the narrow beach. Kayaks are available for rental Unfortunately, the...More

Thank Gofar19
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great place, great views from the campground. Nice ranger at check-in. The price is right considering it is in the Keys.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I had a good morning here walking their scene trail named after the Golden Orb spider, which you really can find if you look hard. there was lots of low-key wildlife though the highlight was when another trekker pointed a small bright orange snake hanging...More

Thank TheBlitz
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It cost $6.00 for two to enter the park. The hiking trail was very interesting and easy to do. It is a little over 1 mile and goes through interesting changes of scenery - by the water, through thick trees, over bridges, etc. There are...More

Thank islandtrav07
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Some people love this place. Nice boardwalk. Poor views of the ocean. Clean restrooms. It may be a decent place to camp, but it looked fairly deserted. You might want to pass it by and head further south along the Keys.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Camping is nice there. In a camper you don't hear the traffic on US1 but I imagine in a tent it will be hard to sleep. Sites are water and electric with a dump station in the area. I was told that in October 2017...More

1  Thank degelsmith
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is our second time here in two months and enjoyed the trails and the waterfront areas of the park. The waterfront area is near the camp sites on the south end of the park. There is a small deck that goes to the edge...More

Thank scoutdreams
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Not very busy, but couldn't get into the campground to look around. Would have liked to do more paddleboarding there.

Thank MarlonPearson
Reviewed 22 April 2016

To be fair we did not take the one hour walk/excursion,we did not have the correct shoes. There is no beach, a walk along the water, nothing special.

1  Thank IVGirl
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