Hit the Beach at Florida's Lovers Key State Park
Spread over four barrier islands off Florida's Gulf Coast, this beautiful park was once only accessible by boat. Today you can stay in nearby Lovers Key State Park cabins and reach the park itself via several bridges. Besides a two-mile sandy beach, there are ample opportunities for biking, hiking, kayaking, stand-up paddling, and nature-watching. Lovers Key State Park is truly a south Florida gem.
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Best Hiking Trails in Lovers Key State Park
As the park is intended for day use only, stay in comfortable nearby Lovers Key State Park hotels, cross the bridge from mainland Florida, and get ready to hike. Whether your idea of a good day spent on foot is a leisurely walk down a sandy shoreline, or a longer outing on wooded paths, you'll have plenty of options. A paved path also runs along the park's main drive, which is a good option for visitors needing broader accessibility.
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Best Family Activities in Lovers Key State Park
Lovers Key State Park offers much to do beyond hiking, swimming, and sunbathing. There are picnic areas and playgrounds around the park, ideal for young children, as well as geocaching opportunities and a canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rental concession. A boat ramp makes it easy to get right onto the Gulf of Mexico. When you stay in nearby Lovers Key State Park cabins, you can head to these islands and do a different activity every day of your trip.
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