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Gasparilla Island State Park

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Address: via the Boca Grande Causeway at C.R. 775, Boca Grande, FL
Phone Number: 941-964-0375
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Beautiful Beaches and Gorgeous Lighthouse

We spent a lovely day at the beach here and the lighthouse is adorable. It's just a wonderful way to spend a day if the weather is nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Marina del Rey, California
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Marina del Rey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We spent a lovely day at the beach here and the lighthouse is adorable. It's just a wonderful way to spend a day if the weather is nice.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It was a beautiful drive with beautiful homes. There is a $6.00 toll, but it was well worth the price. For someone who loves lighthouses, this was a twofer with Port Boca Grande Light and Gasparilla Island Front Range Light.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Absolutely beautiful. Few people around the day we were there. Lots of shells and clear water. The Rangers will let you know if you're in the wrong place but there are currents because the gulf meets the bay here. We felt completely safe. There were also multiple turtle nests roped off on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A hidden charm at the end of the island. The beach was beautiful, with a fair amount of sea shells and emerald green water that was very clear and not too cold.

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centerville oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very clean beach, good restrooms and wash off area. One cool thing is they have covered picnic tables and grills which makes for an enjoyable day. They ask for honor system money donation, I believe $3.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The beach was wonderful. It was like having your own private beach. Go prepared and you'll leave extremely relaxed. Make sure you have a beach umbrella and water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The museum was full of wonderful old pictures and well perserved history of the island. There is also a nice gift shop.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We packed our lunch for the day & drove here from Ft.Myers. Well worth the drive! It was pristine, water looked like you were in the Caribbean, not crowded even though it was high season. Parking was close & on honor system. Clean port-a-potty in lot. Divine! Bring umbrella, sun was hot!

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Spent the whole day here with my friend and could have spent our while trip here! It is a small park with amazing views. The currents are a little strong for swimming at the point which is where we spent the day, but fine for wading. It's stunning and more than with the trip out.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful beach with great views of the water and palm trees! Our family did some swimming, shelling and fishing. Everyone had a great time. Very tropical atmosphere. Will be back for sure!

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