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Founders Park

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Address: 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3110
Phone Number: +1 305 4348984
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A great day out

Whist it's not the most beautiful of locations at the keys, this facility offers superb value for money (just $3 per adult to use the pool all day) and a great spot to relax on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whist it's not the most beautiful of locations at the keys, this facility offers superb value for money (just $3 per adult to use the pool all day) and a great spot to relax on route to Key West. We spent half the day on the beach and half the day around the pool. We would recommend this to anyone... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for some beach time, wouldn't recommend this place, head north for better beaches, other things are available but not what we wanted

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Founders park was the inexpensive jewel of the Keys. If you are staying in the town and can prove it with documentation, they will waive your modest admission to the park. Olympic size pool however is extra, but worth every penny. Our two grandsons dived from the high board for the first times in their lives and just jumped and... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for kids. Lots of activities, rentals and a great time with kids. If you own a timeshare in the Keys, you are a owner and will get a discount on the entrance fees.

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Thank Mike J
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had another great day at Founders Park! The "chilled" pool is a great way to cool off, and the beach is so pretty. We will be back!

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Thank FloridaCCC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Almost $40 to simply get in... yes that's ten each and eight for kids... for what was a small pond with a really gross bottom and tons of moss. Looking at the pictures above I did a double take because that isn't the beach we found. The place is small, green and smelly... don't get fooled by the post card... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed snorkeling at the small "beach".. Schools of fish and nice underwater plants and jellyfish. Our 7 yr old especially enjoyed the pool with diving boards... A few extra dollars for the pool but well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Awesome place if you are new to the keys and want a safe beach to relax and swim in the ocean or pool.

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Thank Casey R
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We love to stop at Founders Park when in town. We usually rent a home in islamorada and the use of the park is included (small fee for the use of the pool). My family loves to watch the sunset from here while snorling, swimming, or just playing on the beach. I only gave 4 stars as it would be... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We were here for the fireworks show on the Fourth of July and this is a nice park. There are restroom facilities, plenty of space for parking and access to the ocean if you wanted to go for a swim. Fireworks were awesome to see over the boats and the water!

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