Outdoor Activities in Florida Keys

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    Amazingly, there are two national parks within easy reach during a visit to the Florida Keys: Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park. The Dry Tortugas can be accessed via ferry or seaplane from Key West, or by private vessel. The remote offshore preserve lies approximately 70 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico. The park contains the Civil War-era Fort Jefferson, believed to be the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere.

    An interesting note for collectors: The Garden Key Harbor Light located in Dry Tortugas National Park is to be depicted on a 44-cent first-class postage stamp as part of the U.S. Postal Service's commemorative stamp series.

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    Sombrero Beach

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    End of Sombrero Beach Road
    Mile Marker 50

    Palm-lined, remote beach, with clear waters, near Seven-Mile Bridge... read more

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    John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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    Mile Marker 102.5
    Overseas Highway

    America's first undersea park... read more

    Curry Hammock State Park

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    56200 Overseas Highway

    Marathon's oceanfront park; picnic, kayak, kiteboard... read more

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    Theater of the Sea

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    84721 Overseas Highway

    World's 2nd oldest marine park; dolphins, sea lions, parrots... read more

    Big Pine Kayak Adventures

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    Old Wooden Bridge Fishing Camp
    MM 30, US1

    Nature tours among the mangroves and backcountry...
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    Pigeon Key

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    Pigeon Key Foundation
    P.O Box 500130

    Historical home base for Flagler Railroad workers, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites... read more
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