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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 state park with plenty of activities!

Cape Florida State Park, at the tip of the island of Key Biscayne, is a wonderful place to explore. It has great beaches, plenty of water activities, a lovely seaside cafe and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mari15Miami
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miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Florida State Park, at the tip of the island of Key Biscayne, is a wonderful place to explore. It has great beaches, plenty of water activities, a lovely seaside cafe and a historical lighthouse and light keepers cottage that you can visit. Climb to the top of the lighthouse to get a 360 degree view of the park and... More 

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bill Baggs a State Park at the tip of Key Biscayne, home to the lighthouse, icon of the key and a beacon to navigators. It offers incredible paths for all tastes, walking, skating, riding bikes (non momotorized) overlooking Biscayne Bay and Stiltsville, with its houses on stilts on the open sea, The beach is white and and easiuly accessible via... More 

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Linz, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

There's a restaurant and several BBQ spots. If you bring food and eat in the park, be aware of the racoons and squirrels. Nice beach and lighthouse near by.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

lovely place, white sand beach, nice walks, quiet and away from the Miami noise. There are these pre-installed BBQ places, but, if European, be aware, DO NOT BRING BEER, this is a crime! ridiculous, but you know, if in Rome....

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Nice relaxing day of biking around and laying in the sun. No big waves or crowds. Just nice sandy beaches and sun. Rest rooms, showers, bike rentals, and a snack bar. Just go and enjoy.

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Greenwich, ct
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Rent a bike in Key Biscayne, and bike down to Bill Baggs: a better alternative to driving there. Plenty of spots for fishing, a nice beach (but not exceptional), interesting tour to the Lighthouse and keeper's cottage (check for opening times).

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Our party of 12 loved this place for the view, the excellent service (once we had settled) and the food. This is not haute cuisine: just excellent steaks, seafood and wines. The location inside the Waterfront is picturesque and the restaurant is not as touristy as others in the area. Prices are also very reasonable.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I must say that the State has done a wonderful job of keeping this historical site alive. Take the tour and learn of the tragedy which once occurred at this very spot. An unforgettable experience.

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Thank Charles G
Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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

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Houston, Texas
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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.

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