Welcome to Long Key State Park
The Spanish named this island "Cayo Vivora" or Rattlesnake Key because its shape resembles a snake with its jaws open. In the early 20th century, Long Key was the site of a luxurious fishing resort that was destroyed during the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935. Today, visitors can explore this island by kayaking through a chain of lagoons or hiking two land-based trails. The Golden Orb Trail leads visitors through five natural communities to an observation tower that provides a panoramic view of the island and its profusion of plant and animal life. Some of the best bonefishing in the Keys is found here. Full-facility campsites overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Located at Mile Marker 67.5, 67400 Overseas Highway.
Long Key State Park - Long Key, FL - Florida State Parks
+With great weather comes great camping. Most of our campsites have been booked, but keep checking with Reserve America for a cancellation or opening. Come out and take a short hike on the Golden Orb Trail or sit along the Atlantic Ocean and take in the view. Kayaks are available from the Ranger Station to continue your exploration of the shoreline along the park. Rentals are available from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., daily.
+CANOEING & KAYAKING
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