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Anclote Key Preserve State Park

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Beautiful island!

Great place to relax, enjoy watching the birds and dolphins, collect seashells and just enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wesley Chapel, Florida
A great little Island getaway

I've camped here, and just came for the day to visit, the water is always nice and the beaches are... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
New Port Richey, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax, enjoy watching the birds and dolphins, collect seashells and just enjoy the beauty of nature and the Gulf of Mexico

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Janna64
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I've camped here, and just came for the day to visit, the water is always nice and the beaches are great to just walk along and enjoy the surf.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 727Trevor50K
Reviewed July 25, 2019

You can find different types of shells at different locations on the island. I'm there all the time.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank CoteeRiverInn
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful park on the water.We sat near the boat launch and had a picnic lunch.Watched birds diving for fish and boats of all sizes. Facilities nearby. Nice place to visit with friends, have a picnic or just sit and enjoy nature.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Only complaint is that they clear beach everyday of trash left and sweep up pine needles in sand. Had picnic tables and trash receptables and restrooms. OK for a river beach

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Cleo C
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

We arrived with our own boat and took the dinghy to shore. Beautiful beaches, lots of shells. (More at low tide). There are many small boats on the beach. The light house is operable in the evening, but it appears to be fenced off. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LT33904
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I love the water and when I feel lonely or troubled its what I do. It helps you think life thru and it's such a beautiful place.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sheyllaM50
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We were told to check this park out. Glad we did. Very enjoyable hike. Well marked trails. Love walking along the waters edge. Quiet & peaceful. Will definitely come back here.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank johnwQ7182LU
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We had visited the park several times with Odyssey Cruises and finally made two trips in our kayaks. We launched from our campground on the Anclote River. Our first trip was a day trip to visit the lighthouse area. The second was to the north...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed August 28, 2018

It is a great beach area to relax or play volleyball with friends. We like to fish and they have a loading dock and the fee is only $5 to park truck and trailer all day. Next door is a great placed for some fine...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Joseph N
May 23, 2019|
Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but try calling the New Port Richey Chamber of Commerce and they could help you.
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
that I read about!!
Miguel M
August 10, 2018|
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Response from LostInTheBoonies1 | Reviewed this property |
Please look at my previous response as several of these responses are not correct. There are two boats that take you to the island BUT they only give you half an hour on the island. If you want to spend more time on the... More