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Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park

U.S. 1 at Mile Marker 78.5, 77200 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0655
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U.S. 1 at Mile Marker 78.5, 77200 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0655
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

We took the trip from Robbys and can highly recommend this tour. The house is something unlike I've ever seen before, and the tour by the park ranger is enjoyable, fun and educational. However, take so,e spray for Mosquitos as there are hundreds of the...More

1  Thank Ben G
Reviewed 16 March 2014

After visiting Indian Key, we boated on to Lignumvitae Key for a tour of the sole house on the island with a state ranger. The ranger was very informative and the house alone worth the visit: a mid-19th century elite cottage with lots of artifacts...More

1  Thank lordrob44
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Take a boat ride over from Robby's and visit the park - or come over in your own boat. Unfortunately, you can't roam the island on your own, and they only offer short but interesting guided tours twice daily, so check their website for the...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We kayaked to the island from Robbie's marina. The paddle was a little more vigorous than we expected, but well worth the trip. We enjoyed touring the home on the island and learning about it's history. The park ranger was very friendly and informative. He...More

1  Thank Mtngirl57
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Only available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Only 50 people allowed on island, and only 25 allowed in the forest. Interesting couple of hours if you are interested in the trees of the Keys. They have a dozen of the largest trees of certain species. All...More

1  Thank JohnW1959
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We took our kayak over and thoroughly enjoyed touring the building. It was a rather long paddle and of course it can be reached by motorized vessels - there are docks available. We were not able to explore any of the key itself and you...More

3  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 18 December 2013

This was a very pleasant and informative island to tour and Robin from the state park was very welcoming. We enjoyed hearing about the history of the island and home, and seeing the unusual tree life. Peaceful and picturesque setting.

1  Thank straightsc00p
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Happened upon this park while a local botanical group (I think) was sponsoring an annual fund raising event. We were told the boat trip/park fee was normally around $37 but we participated for much less this day. 15 minute boat ride and I believe the...More

Thank wkndfarm
Reviewed 30 August 2013

This is just one of the many excellent Florida State Parks. You have to get a boat to get out there, but it is all worth the trip. Spray bug spray before you go. This is the REAL Florida.

1  Thank J_and_W2013
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Yet another great park you can only get to by boat, which you can get at Robbie's Marina (where you can feed huge tarpon). Unfortunately, it is now open only on the weekend. Black cannons greet you as you walk up the dock to this...More

1  Thank Savvytravelertoo
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