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Long Key State Recreation Area

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Address: Mile Marker 67.5, Oceanside, Islamorada, Key West, FL 33036
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Long Key

Great place, great views from the campground. Nice ranger at check-in. The price is right considering it is in the Keys.

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Amy S
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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146 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is fairly small and is right off US 1 with nice views of the ocean to the south. There is an entry fee. There are several nice picnic tables overlooking the ocean and the narrow beach. Kayaks are available for rental Unfortunately, the beach is covered by thick, brown, odorous seaweed. There are also campsites that are directly... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great place, great views from the campground. Nice ranger at check-in. The price is right considering it is in the Keys.

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Thank Amy S
Lakewood, WA
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145 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I had a good morning here walking their scene trail named after the Golden Orb spider, which you really can find if you look hard. there was lots of low-key wildlife though the highlight was when another trekker pointed a small bright orange snake hanging out four feet up in branches, sunning itself. We stayed at the Lime Tree Inn... More 

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Thank TheBlitz
British Virgin Islands
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It cost $6.00 for two to enter the park. The hiking trail was very interesting and easy to do. It is a little over 1 mile and goes through interesting changes of scenery - by the water, through thick trees, over bridges, etc. There are signs explaining about different things you see. There were not any bugs! Definitely good to... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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460 reviews
211 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Some people love this place. Nice boardwalk. Poor views of the ocean. Clean restrooms. It may be a decent place to camp, but it looked fairly deserted. You might want to pass it by and head further south along the Keys.

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Thank Rob S
Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Camping is nice there. In a camper you don't hear the traffic on US1 but I imagine in a tent it will be hard to sleep. Sites are water and electric with a dump station in the area. I was told that in October 2017 they will close to build a sea wall

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Estero, FL
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508 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is our second time here in two months and enjoyed the trails and the waterfront areas of the park. The waterfront area is near the camp sites on the south end of the park. There is a small deck that goes to the edge of the water for viewing and pictures. The trails are on the north end of... More 

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Thank scoutdreams
Beech Island, South Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Not very busy, but couldn't get into the campground to look around. Would have liked to do more paddleboarding there.

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Thank MarlonPearson
Incline Village, Nevada
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

To be fair we did not take the one hour walk/excursion,we did not have the correct shoes. There is no beach, a walk along the water, nothing special.

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Islamorada, Florida
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We've gone there for over 10 years, often just to run the trails however sometimes to camp. Nice park, great views, friendly staff. Well worth going to.

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