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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My family and I had the best time today on Penny Camps Snorkeling tour! We did the 2.5 hour tour to Dry Rocks and saw the awesome Christ Statue. Captain and Chris were great hosts, we felt very safe and comfortable on the boat. The...More

    1  Thank Abby S
    Reviewed 21 March 2018

    Our son and his husband went snorkeling and we took the glassbottom boat ride. Saw lots of fish and beautiful coral reef. Spent an enjoyable day there. Perfect place for snorkeling, diving. We all thought the personnel were very helpful on the boats.

    2  Thank donna b
    Reviewed 19 March 2018

    This is the first negative review I have ever left, but my experience was really painful. We didn't spend the night at the campgrounds. We stayed at a lovely nearby hotel. But while my husband and two older children went snorkeling (which, by the way,...More

    4  Thank leirachelle
    Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

    Small campground with very close together sites. The sites are small gravel rocks which we liked . Power and water were on opposite sides of our site ( site 21). Directly behind our site was a mangrove/swamp so we had a little problem with noseeums....More

    1  Thank Tiffany H
    Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

    Nice FL state park, clean facilities & descent $ rate. Only issue must book well in advanced! No walk-in availability. Had to hook July trip 11 mos before thru reserveamerica.com. Reserve America is not helpful if you call them.

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    Price range
    US$45 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Number of rooms
    47
    Location
    United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
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    John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds Hotel Key Largo
    John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds Key Largo, Florida
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    joyfultobeoutdoors
    22 December 2017|
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    Response from Lindsey C |
    mosquitos can be heavy in all of Florida in the summer. I've never seen a chigger in the keys, so the previous answer may be referring to no see ums, a gnat that also bites. be prepared for typical Florida bug weather.
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    Janice H
    18 June 2017|
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    Response from CanoeU70 | Reviewed this property |
    I used Google Earth, screen captured and then reverse engineered the site numbers using the reservation system. Shade in the summer would be helpful (very helpful).
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    Ricky B
    9 June 2017|
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    Response from CanoeU70 | Reviewed this property |
    To rent a kayak, certainly not. I am not certain that they have power boats to rent, but they probably do. In that case, you normally just have to make a very healthy damage deposit in cas you ding a prop (unfortunately... More
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    "This is a state park, not a hotel"
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    "Compare the state park campground map to Google Earth to select your favorite spot"
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    "You can reserve your space online for a small fee. Easy to get a site near the bathhouse that way."
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    "wi-fi at concessions with oustside seating."
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