Gasparilla Island State Park


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Gasparilla Island State Park


Location:South end of Gasparilla Island via the Boca Grande Causeway (private toll) at County Road 775 and Placida.
Facilities:Beach, showers, restrooms (é), nature trails, picnic areas, museum (lighthouse), visitor center.
Activities:Saltwater fishing, canoeing/kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, shelling, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:A barrier island on Florida's southwest coast, Gasparilla Island is the site of the restored Boca Grande Lighthouse, built in 1890.
Address:PO Box 1150
Boca Grande, FL 33921

Phone:941-964-0375
Fax:941-964-1154
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/gasparillaisland
Size: 126.5 acres land; 0.5 acres water.

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Gasparilla Island State Park occupies some of the most beautiful real estate imaginable on Gasparilla Island, and one section in particular offers great opportunities for shorebound anglers--all the way south on Gasparilla Island at the lighthouse overlooking the famous waters of Boca Grande Pass.
Nearby, Gasparilla Island State Park is another natural retreat offering great swimming, shelling, snorkeling, picnicking, fishing and nature study.