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Founders Park

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Address: 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3110
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Large Swimming Pool

I love this that you can stop and walk your pet. Outside swimming pool, and marina. Love the staff, very friendly, low price to pay if you are going to stay all day. They offer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fairway, Kansas
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Fairway, Kansas
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this that you can stop and walk your pet. Outside swimming pool, and marina. Love the staff, very friendly, low price to pay if you are going to stay all day. They offer showers, and small drinks too.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a house not far from Founders park. There is a great Marina there and a wonderful park to walk your dog. There are fabulous events there like concerts, and a nautical flea market every year that attracts hundreds of people. Definitely worth the trip.

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Thank Carol7236
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free for residents and people staying in Islamorada, $8 otherwise. Great sandy beach, good for snorkeling. Lots of trees around if you want shade. There are fields and tennis courts - free equipment rental; there is a pool for $3 extra.

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Thank Andrew K
Oakland County, Michigan
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249 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for an afternoon of fun in the sun. The beach area was decent, the swimming area was full of seaweed and jellyfish (which we found out were the non-stinging kind), so we all were in the water quite a bit throwing a football around. It was fun to catch the jellyfish in buckets to take a better... More 

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Kalkaska, Michigan
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and 2 kids. It's an ok park with a beach and a pool. The beach had quite a few jellyfish present so we didn't stay there. The pool looks nice but it costs extra and since our hotel has a pool we decided not to visit. Unbelievable how much it costs to just visit.

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Thank Kalkaskian
Delray Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park on the bay, has a beach, playground for kids, fields, gym, splash park, marina, and olympic pool with springboards, water slide, etc. Awesome spot to pack lunches and go back and forth between beach and pool. Tons of events there as well.

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Thank Eric Z
Atlanta, Georgia
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154 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here on accident en route to Anne's Beach coming down from Key Largo on Saturday, and absolutely LOVED it! The little beach cove area was so peaceful, there was live music (a beach festival was taking place), and kids were happily playing everywhere with lots of local food vendors selling everything from stone crab claws (which were... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the park to hear the Pops band play tropical tunes. There was also a group that played very old folk tunes. The whole concert was fun. You are able to bring your own chairs or sit on short walls in front of outdoor stage. Audience was even given "instruments" to play along with some tunes. Wonderful setting next... More 

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Kittanning, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beach is so/so but has beautiful views to walk around & photograph. Lots of small jelly fish & sea anemone.

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Thank QueenieKelly
Temperance, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this is a nice public park with an Olympic pool marina and small beach with picnic area. If staying at a Islamorada resort or hotel you can show your registration receipt at the gate for entry. There is a fee to use the pool but the beach is free. There are picnic tables and playground & bath houses. Good place... More 

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