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Founders Park

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Address: 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3110
Phone Number: +1 305-434-8984

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Nice spot

Walked around a couple mornings, nice place to start your day. Many things to do if you want to pay a little if you are not local.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Rutland, Vermont
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Rutland, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walked around a couple mornings, nice place to start your day. Many things to do if you want to pay a little if you are not local.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went here on a dull morning for something to do, and we were glad we did. The park is lovely. Lots of areas for school kids to play sports and the like. But the little beach is fab. Really quiet spot, very few people and it was actually really sunny here. If you are on a day trip, here... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great little spot to spend the afternoon sitting at the beach enjoying the sunshine. Wish we would have gone earlier or taking bathing suits to swim but it was an enjoyable afternoon.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Did a day trip to the keys. Went to the pool and beach. Great way to spend the time in the Keys without getting a hotel room.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

we got married there 3 years ago......nice beach area to wed in casual attire....great place for pictures

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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in looking for a little beach time. This place was small but very clean and quiet. Was ok for some simple snorkeling. We liked!

Thank Todd S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I like to have a place to walk or jog when I visit an area. Founders Park is ideal. They have a large track, I believe a third of a mile, don't quote me though, and it is great. There are ball fields for sports and rec and they have an Olympic size swimming pool which is amazingly clean and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Whist it's not the most beautiful of locations at the keys, this facility offers superb value for money (just $3 per adult to use the pool all day) and a great spot to relax on route to Key West. We spent half the day on the beach and half the day around the pool. We would recommend this to anyone... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for some beach time, wouldn't recommend this place, head north for better beaches, other things are available but not what we wanted

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Founders park was the inexpensive jewel of the Keys. If you are staying in the town and can prove it with documentation, they will waive your modest admission to the park. Olympic size pool however is extra, but worth every penny. Our two grandsons dived from the high board for the first times in their lives and just jumped and... More 

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