Indian Key Historic State Park


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Indian Key Historic State Park


Location:On the ocean side of US 1 at Mile Marker 78.5. Park is usually accessible by private boat or charter boat, but the island's dock sustained considerable storm damage and, as of the summer of 2006, accessibility was by canoe or kayak only.
Facilities:Nature trails.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, boat tours, guided tours, hiking.
Special Features:During the 1800s, Indian Key was the site of a lucrative business salvaging cargo from wrecked ships, and remains of this activity can still be seen there. The island was also Dade County's first county seat (1836).
Address:c/o Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park
PO Box 1052
Islamorada, FL 33036

Phone:305-664-2540
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/indiankey
Size: 13 acres land; 98 acres water.

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