Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park


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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park


Location:On the southern end of Key Biscayne, off the Rickenbacker Causeway, south of downtown Miami.
Facilities:18 picnic pavilions, playground, beach, showers, restrooms, concessions, restaurant, hiking/nature trails, bicycle rentals, youth camping area, overnight boat camping.
Activities:Saltwater fishing, canoeing/kayaking, swimming, hiking, bicycling, guided tours, wildlife viewing, boat camping.
Special Features:Bill Baggs was a Miami newspaper editor who championed this area for a state park. The historic lighthouse on Cape Florida, which was built in 1825 and reconstructed in 1846, is the oldest standing structure in Miami-Dade County. Guided tours of the lighthouse and of the lighthouse keeper's cottage are given twice daily, Thursday through Monday.
Address:1200 S Crandon Blvd
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Phone:305-361-5811
Fax:305-365-0003
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/capeflorida
Size: 414 acres land; 17 acres water.

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