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Founders Park

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Address: 87000 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: +1 305 4348984
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 3 days ago NEW

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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Thank Paula B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in on July 3rd for a couple of months. As we called the marina, their folks walked out to our new slip and were waiting for us. Helped us tie up and were incredibly helpful. When we went into the marina office to formally check in, we were invited to a potluck of all the marina residents. So,... More 

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Tavernier, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live locally and have been coming here for years!! Lately more and more people from the mainland has found this place and have basically ruined it!! Keep an eye on the people bringing alcohol and dogs to the beach!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for families. Nice beach are. Excellent for watching the sunset. Swings and sand! Very clean. Picnic tables are plenty.

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm at Founders 2x a week and really enjoy it. There is a dog park there that is nicely maintained. The beach is small and manageable and there are playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts and a beautiful pool. Don't miss out on this local favorite.

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