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Long Key State Park

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Address: Mile Marker 67.5, Overseas Highway, FL
Phone Number: 305-644-4815
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Nice, small park

Although this park is pretty small, we did visit this more then once! We took the trail and cam across beautiful flowers, trees and animals. We also did do a picknick at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2016
Karin G
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Long Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best thing about camping here all of the sites are right on the beach. I love that I can sit in my beach chair at my camp site and the water is only 10 feet away. It does not matter which site I am in. They all have the same great unobstructed view.

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time camping. The site was so unlevel and the ocean was muddy and disgusting to go into however, the biggest problem was the park ranger and their nasty attitude. We were a large responsible group (not rowdy) but apparently they stood by the community site to tell us that quiet time was in 5 minutes. Really?... More 

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Bold Springs, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went one afternoon. Half of the family rented kayaks and the other half swam and looked for crabs and snorkeled. We were the only ones there on a weekday. Beach very gentle there is grass in the water. The keys beach experience is different but still great. My 9 year old spent hours looking for crabs.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Although this park is pretty small, we did visit this more then once! We took the trail and cam across beautiful flowers, trees and animals. We also did do a picknick at the beachside. Unfortunately this is unsuitable for swimming, but a great pleasure to see all the surfers.

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Thank Karin G
Sevenoaks, Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Stopped here briefly for a picnic lunch. Idyllic setting of trees and picnic benches just at the water's edge.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This park is really not much of anything. It is simply a tiny road next to the very shallow ocean. There is no snorkeling and only one non air conditioned bathroom. We tried to get our six dollars back as we left right away, but super duper park ranger said nope.....because get this...we used the bathroom. Wow a six dollar... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Not going to badmouth the park as obviously they can't control the park layout but we stopped here to kayak for the afternoon and were told there was a kayak trail to try out. The trail was about 1.4 miles and we began at the hole in the mangroves at the front of the park. The paddle was very quiet... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The beach is small and narrow. The water was super clear and we stopped by to go swimming. We were in knee deep water all the way about 100 yards from shore. The sea bottom was all Seagrass completely. We kept going out further and could not get to a sandy bottom. It is not a great place to swim... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Long Key is a favorite among campers. Cost $5. per vehicle, get there early enough and you can park your RV right on the water. Some say its the best beach camping. I like my hotel room, so I am a day use visitor. Long key's beach is shallow for about 100 yards, depending on the tide, its a tan... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times it has good and bad features. The good is it right on the water the bad is it can be hard to sleep. It is right next to the highway and it can get noisy. If you are camping in a tent bring a loud fan to drown out the morning traffic.

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