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Address: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, 1200 South Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Phone Number: 305-361-5811
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A beautifully restored mangrove wetland forest-beach park.

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Great place to spend the day!

The park offers the Lighthouse to visit, walking trails, great fishing spots as well as a great beach. There are public restrooms with showers and changing areas and also a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
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English first
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The park offers the Lighthouse to visit, walking trails, great fishing spots as well as a great beach. There are public restrooms with showers and changing areas and also a restaurant to grab lunch at. Lot's of wildlife, iguanas, chameleons and raccoons around. Do be aware of the mosquito population inland in the trees

Thank SteveO5
Houston, Texas
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97 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Beautiful beach at the end of Key Biscayne with gorgeous views of the Atlantic. Can get an umbrella and two beach chairs for $20. Snack Bar/Restaurant is nearby.

Thank 221lindag
Verbania, Italy
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Clean water, not as hot than the one at the Keys or in Miami. Beach is clean, not crowded when I was there with chairs and umbrella for decent rate. Great the current that in the morning can make you swim like a pro or almost stand still. A must see! Even the cafe is good and not expensive.

Thank ermi23
Arundel, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We decided to spend a relaxing day walking around this area. Views from the lighthouse are excellent, and surprisingly the entrance was free. Whilst sitting there watching the boats go by we saw dolphins leaping out the water. Maybe no big deal for the locals, but we don't get these amazing creatures swimming around the UK, so we were really... More 

Thank Nigel D
Cleveland, Ohio
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660 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

wonderful piece of history. great story behind this place. wonderful view from attop the lighthouse. makes for a great bike ride or even run. decent place to get a bite to eat not too far away.

Thank jon s
United States
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Tasty delicious food, feeling of certain aviance and gorgeous sunsets, friendly staffs... just a brilliant place. One could see signs of "leave only footprints behind" take every thing else home, eco-conscious community. A charge of $8.00

Thank Chinangel
Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great to ride a bike and breath fresh air, opportunity to see many kinds of birds. Lovely and peaceful!

Thank Hedrica A
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Good access. Excellent parking facilities. View of the houses on stilts. Nice place to stroll and have a picnic nearby where there are bathroom facilities. Too bad they close at 5 pm that in practice was 4:45 pm.

2 Thank martinezcm
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great place to come visit. Perfect place to take pictures and enjoy being outside. Geographically interesting, and interesting to learn the surrounding history. Would recommend coming down here for 1-2 hrs tops.

1 Thank Curtez151
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Cape Florida is a nice place for tourists and locals alike for one reason: it's genuine and down-to-earth. The beach itself is nice...except for the overabundance of seaweed clumps. The water is nice in a Goldilocks way...not too hot/cold, nor deep/shallow. The great part is the lighthouse, and the hardwood nature trails...they're awesome! Definitely worth the reasonably-priced toll to visit.

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