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I found this quiet paradise by accident and now I am hooked. I spend days and nights dreaming of how I can get back to sunny days and gorgeous sunsets. The water rivals the Caribbean and on a good day, the patient person with a...More
We didn't discover this beach until the end of our snowbird winter. We made a boat reservation through Captive Boat Tours. Captain Michael from Illinois discussed the the park/beach and the surrounding ecosystem. He shared photos of wildlife he'd seen over the winter. We brought...More
We used to come here on our power boat fifteen years ago before leaving the area for many years.
This time we came via kayak from a convent launch site a mile or two away and across the ICW from the island.
The ICW through...More
Unfortunately the only way to get to this State Park is by boat. We took the ferry over to Don Pedro Island with our bikes, hoping to ride the entire island, including the state park. Some property owner decided to put wrought-iron fencing over the...More
First, you can only access the island by boat, kayak, paddle board, canoe, etc!
BUT, the journey there is awesome! We saw dolphin, birds, fish, and manatee. We parked our car ($3) and paddled across the ICW. Followed the mangroves, under the little bridge to...More
I believe only accessible by boat or kayak. Not many dock spaces, so get there early and plan to picnic all day. Medium covered porch area with picnic tables and a couple of grills off the back. A wonderful location for a day get away...More