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Cape Florida Lighthouse

1200 Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-2795
+1 305-361-5811
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1200 Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-2795
+1 305-361-5811

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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This state park is a little gem even for a local. Make sure to check the schedule when you are allowed into the Lighthouse, you cannot go up anytime, only during open time frames.

Thank Jerkyfox
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse only opens one hour in the morning and one hour in the afternoon, except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. But if you can arrange to be there when it's open for visiting, it is a must see. You will not find a better view than...More

Thank SPRossi
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Better to visit during the week days. Weekends are busy. Lighthouse doesn't work on Tuesday and Wednesday. Park car fee is 3$

Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Rode bike through the state park to visit the lighthouse and park. It was a really nice ride, and so much to see: iguanas, hermit crabs, beautiful birds and lots of history. My only complaint was that we couldn't climb the lighthouse. There are apparently...More

1  Thank heidibrown5006
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Lovely tour of the lighthouse. The view is amazing and the story inspiring. I would not suggest small children or people in poor shape or health as the climb is not a cakewalk, although well worth it.

Thank Teresa E
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Loved this little historical treasure. The views from the top were more than worth the climb, and the attendant and his little puppy were so sweet!

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This park is a great place to go and relax. Nicely shaded area with picnic benches. No charge to see or climb the lighthouse. Beachfront available for sunbathing or swimming. Bicycle rentals available. Great place for an escape from the rat race for the day

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

That's one of my favorite places, the beach close to the light house is the best for kids, calm water and white sand to play around, the view makes it more natural. There are free parking lots and the entry in the park was changed...More

Thank FuloComVoce
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We tried to walk up to the lighthouse from the beach but it is blocked, but I believe there is access for the parking lot

Thank TravelingJ2014
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Didn't get a tour of the light house because they don't offer it that day, was still a beautiful thing to see! It's a must thing to see while you are in Miami!

1  Thank Matthew A
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Can you bring dogs
25 November 2016|
Response from Yeleny S | Reviewed this property |
I want to say yes as there was a puppy at the entrance of the light house. The puppy was with a state park employee so not so if that's the only reason why it was allowed though.
Cherry E
How old do you have to be able to go inside the lighthouse?
14 June 2016|
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Response from Khurmatulla | Reviewed this property |
all ages are welcome
Virginia M
Des anyone know if there is a lift for people with reduced mobility to go up the Cape Florida Lighthouse? Thanks in advance
14 March 2016|
Response from robbgrimm |
No. The only way to the top is the 109-step spiral cast-iron stairs. (the original wooden stairs, as well as the tower itself, were burned during the Second Seminole Indian War in 1836. The 1855 restoration did not follow... More