Honeymoon Island State Park(redirected from Honeymoon Island State Recreation Area)
Honeymoon Island State Park
Location:At the west end of State Route 586, north of Dunedin.
Facilities:Beach, showers, restrooms (é), nature trail, interpretive exhibits, picnic areas, 2 covered pavilions, playground, food concession, kayak rental.
Activities:Saltwater fishing, swimming, shelling, surfing, kayaking, hiking, wildlife viewing, guided tours.
Special Features:Honeymoon Island is one in the chain of barrier islands that extends from Anclote Key south to Cape Romano. Originally called Hog Island, it became Honeymoon Isle in 1939 when a New York developer built 50 palm-thatched bungalows for honeymooners. Today visitors can enjoy the park's Gulf beaches, mangrove swamps, and tidal flats, as well as one of South Florida's few remaining virgin slash pine forests.
Address:1 Causeway Blvd
Dunedin, FL 34698
Size: 1,303 acres land; 1,507 acres water.
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