With an enticing strand named one of the best beaches in America, Bahia Honda State Park has long tempted travelers to slip out of their shoes and into the sand.
Part native, part cultivated, Crane Point Hammock is 63 acres of tropical hardwood hammock in the heart of Marathon. Preserved from development in 1989 by the Florida Keys Land Trust, it is the largest tropical hammock in the Middle Keys.
At Curry Hammock State Park, a 1.5-mile interpretive trail twists and winds towards Florida Bay through a dense thicket of native Florida thatch palms
Bring your binoculars for fall birding at Curry Hammock State Park, where migrating raptors cruise overhead by the hundreds following a major flyover route.
The hikes, paddles, and bike rides you’ll find in the Florida Keys introduce you to the most tropical and unusual habitats within the United States.
At Long Key State Park, the 1.2-mile Golden Orb Trail starts and ends near the campground, offering a loop through some of the stranger botanical sights on this salt-rich island
These parks are closed due to extensive damage to the Florida Keys from Hurricane Irma. Deep in a tropical jungle, Ranger Joseph Nemec points out some of the weirdest plants I’ve ever laid eyes on. “This is a whisk fern,” he says, gesturing to a spindly green slip of a plant jutting out of a […]
At Long Key State Park, the Layton Trail leads you on a quarter-mile exploration of mangrove forest and tropical hammock on the shores of Florida Bay.
Of all of the Florida State Parks in the Keys, Long Key has the best campsites: they sit right on the shoreline overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail is a ride the length of the Florida Keys, a island-hopping slice of tropical paradise – part bike path, part road ride