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Address: Islamorada, FL
Phone Number: 305-664-2540
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A geological history of the FLorida Keys - an interesting and informative state park

Since my wife is a geologist, we had to stop at the Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park. The history associated with the quarry is very interesting, as the limestone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Rapid City, MI, United States
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Rapid City, MI, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Since my wife is a geologist, we had to stop at the Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park. The history associated with the quarry is very interesting, as the limestone from the quarry was used to construct the Flaggler Railroad to Key West. It also illustrated how the Florida Keys were formed. The park ranger was both knowledgeable and... More 

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New Lenox, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Interesting to see the old quarries. Fossils. The park is very clean and has nice rangers, who seem interested in their jobs. short park can been seen in an hour easily.

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Miami, Florida
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17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

...available-- a leisurely walk, picnic, combing for fossils. It's a great setting and worthy of exploring.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This small underutilized state park is the perfect place for a picnic and nature walk. You can walk into the old coral quarry and look for fossils, or visit the tiny museum,or walk the labeled paths. Great place for kids to run. The small entry fee is worth it if you plan to stay for an hour or two.

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Islamorada, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is a geological park. It has a small museum about mining of the coral and beautiful nature walks through the hammocks. You can even bring the dogs here for a walk!

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Plantation, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

A fun walk through the old coral quarries and a look at some of the old equipment in some beautiful natural settings... Bring bug spray!

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Chicago, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This was our first stay on Windley Key. We found the local folks welcoming and friendly. From Ronnie at the shop in Postcard Inn who gave us tips on the water depths and marinas, to Hog Heaven, which was instantly our second home, to Harbor Lights, the old style Florida motel that was great, we loved our stay.

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