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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds

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102601 Rte 1, Key Largo, FL
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checking in was easy and everyone that I met who worked there was very pleasant and friendly. The nature trails are beautiful and make sure you bring bug spray!! Bathrooms are clean. Was a little disappointed with the water and snorkeling. There was no visibility and the water was very warm and mirky. Bring some type of water shoes/sandles cause... More

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Seminole, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We camped at John Pennekamp in a travel trailer over the July 4 holiday. Facilities are outstanding. Very clean, modern and in great order. Camp sites are rough-looking and "natural". They are not groomed and is little privacy. No ground fires so if you want pudgies (iron pie sandwiches), you have to use the grill. Many bugs, but that's Florida.... More

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Wohlen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

The park is very nice and good for a day at the water with barbecue and everything. You also can book different tours inside the park. I did the snorkeling at the reef tour. The costs of the tours are very low. You even can rent snorkeling equipment there. They have very well experienced guides for the tours. They help... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a great national park where you can take a boat and snorkel with turtles, camp out, catch some rays on the beach and explore the mangrove. It's right at the beginning of the keys and very untouched nature.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful day to spend at John pennekamp park. Amazing scenery in a beautiful key largo sea. The kayaking has six trails to kayak through with the quietness and amazing views,then you can take a dip whilst kayaking through at your own pace,the staff are great from Christian at rental area,then mike and Darius who talk you through the... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Kids had a great time swimming and snorkeling and playing. Aquarium, glass bottom boats, and visitor center were closed, which was cruddy as we wanted to visit them, but it was ok nonetheless. Cannons and reefs were cool for the kids to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Would like to give two ratings for this park. Campground itself is 2 stars in terms of 'camping' experience, but the overall park is 4 star. Campground: I must say the facilities were good, washrooms were good (larger washroom was messier than the smaller one though), laundry facilities at large washroom were convenient, and we felt secure because of gate... More

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Summerville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This campground was such a disappointment. Sites are very narrow, with no consideration for slides. While it does have full hook ups, they are very poorly designed. Sewer hook ups for your neighbors are sited right in your front door. Water is on opposite side from electric. It's a good quarter mile hike to the beach. Park itself is nice,... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Would recommend this state park for those beginners to advanced snorkeling enthusiasts. Smaller beaches for sun dwellers as well as shaded spots with picnic tables. Very pleasant area to spend a Floridian afternoon

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This was our second trip to the park. Last time we were here we went snorkeling from shore which was disappointing. I would recommend that you take the boat out if you want to snorkle. We did all the trails in the park and loved being able to identify all the trees. We enjoyed a picnic lunch at one of... More

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Address: 102601 Rte 1, Key Largo, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds Hotel Key Largo

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