Cape Florida is the home of a historic lighthouse built in 1825 and reconstructed in 1846, the oldest standing structure in Miami-Dade County. Visitors come to the park to sunbathe, swim, and picnic on over a mile of sandy Atlantic beachfront. Biking and kayaking are also popular activities. Anglers can throw in their lines from the seawall along Biscayne Bay for some of the best shoreline fishing in the region. Guided tours of the lighthouse and lighthouse keeper´s cottage are given twice daily, Thursdays through Mondays. The Boater´s Grill offers casual waterfront dining, or picnickers can reserve a pavilion and grill their own dinner. Bicycles, beach chairs, and umbrellas are available for rental. Overnight boat camping is allowed in No Name Harbor, and a primitive campsite is available for organized youth groups. Located at the southern end of Key Biscayne off the Rickenbacker Causeway, south of downtown Miami.
Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Canoeing & Kayaing, Bicycling, Beaches, Boat Camping
Overnight boat camping is allowed in No Name Harbor, and a primitive campsite is available for organized youth groups.
Cruiser bicycles may be rented for $3.00/half-hour and $5.00/hour
English bikes, Tandems and Trikes cost $5.00/half-hour and $8.00/hour
Quad bikes seat 4 and are available for $10.00/half-hour and $15.00/hour
Large quads that seat 4 2 small children are available for $15.00/half-hour and
Beach chairs may be rented for $7.00 each
Umbrellas may be rented for $10.00 each
2 chairs and 1 umbrella are available for $20.00
Single person kayaks or hydro-bikes are available for $10.00/half-hour or $15.00 per hour
Double kayaks and double hydro-bikes are available for $15.00/half-hour and $25.00/hour
Contact (305) 361-5811 for reservation information.
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Reviewed by Mongoose on August 20, 2009
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This camp is nestled just outside of Miami (seen in the distance in the aerial shot). A very relaxing place to go, especially if you like water sports and fishing. Camping is in the water on a boat which makes it even more fun. AAA
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