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The Florida Keys Sights

Long Key State Park

  • 67400 Overseas Hwy. Map It
  • Long Key
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Updated 05/07/2015

Fodor's Review

Come here for solitude, hiking, fishing, and camping. On the ocean side, the Golden Orb Trail leads to a boardwalk that cuts through the mangroves (may require some wading) and alongside a lagoon where waterfowl congregate (as do mosquitoes, so be prepared). A 1¼-mile canoe trail leads through a tidal lagoon, and a broad expanse of shallow grass flats is perfect for bonefishing. Bring a mask and snorkel to observe the marine life in the shallow water. The park is particularly popular with campers who long to stake their tent at the campground on a beach. In summer, no-see-ums (biting sand flies) also love the beach, so again—be prepared. The picnic area is on the water, too, but lacks a beach. Canoes rent for $10 per day, and kayak rentals start at $17.50 for a single for two hours, $21.50 for a double. Rangers lead tours every Wednesday and Thursday at 10 on birding, boating, or beachcombing.

Sight Information


MM 67.5 OS, 67400 Overseas Hwy., Long Key, Florida, 33001, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $4.50 for 1 person, $5.50 for 2 people, and 50¢ for each additional person in the group
  • Daily 8–sunset

Updated 05/07/2015


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