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Boca Chita Key

Biscayne National Park, FL
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Key in Biscayne National Park offering nature hiking trails.
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Washington, DC area
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This key has a lovely cove for snorkeling; a nature trail through a hammock; grassy areas with picnic tables, grills, and palm trees; a non-functional light house that serves as a navigational aid and provides a nice view; and latrines. There is no running water on the key, but if you plan appropriately, it is a lovely place to get... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

To get to Boca Chita you will need to buy a ticket at the concession stand. Its a 45 minute trip each way which leaves 1.5 hours to explore the island. Well worth if for another vantage point of the park.

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Denver, Colorado
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

We went snorkeling out of Key Biscayne National Park. Great crew and volunteer staff accompanied us. A three hour tour well worth it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

This is one of the hidden gems of South Florida. When we are not fishing or on a fishng charter we love to spend time docked on Boca Chita. We have pictures at http://www.miamifloridafishingcharters.com We need more places like this.

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Montauk New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2003

One of the hidden treasures of the National park Service. Within easy reach of Miami by boat only, this very small and limited park offers solitude ,pristine and well maintained grounds. Sorronded by water and coral reefs ,it offers a very layed back stop to the boater on their trip throught the keys. Please remember to take out what you... More

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