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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

 Photos of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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Flowering airplant (Tillandsia urticulata - Giant Wild Pine) in tree.

Flowering airplant (Tillandsia urticulata - Giant Wild Pine) in tree.

Land crab (Cardisoma guanhumi) in 'blue phase' at entrance to underground habitat surrounded by old coral reef rock at edge of mangrove swamp.

Land crab (Cardisoma guanhumi) in 'blue phase' at entrance to underground habitat surrounded by old coral reef rock at edge of mangrove swamp.

Visitors enjoying water and sand at mangrove-fringed Far Beach; vehicles in parking lot; palm trees on beach; Largo Sound in background.

Visitors enjoying water and sand at mangrove-fringed Far Beach; vehicles in parking lot; palm trees on beach; Largo Sound in background.


School of blue tang grazing for food around and above coral reef.

School of blue tang grazing for food around and above coral reef.

Female snorkeler in red bathing suit swims below water surface over many types of coral.

Female snorkeler in red bathing suit swims below water surface over many types of coral.

Spirit of Pennekamp - Glass-bottom boat returning to marina with visitors aboard on upper deck and mangroves in background.

Spirit of Pennekamp - Glass-bottom boat returning to marina with visitors aboard on upper deck and mangroves in background.


Sand, water and mangroves at Cannon Beach with sun rising over mangrove-covered island; two cannon artifacts on beach.

Sand, water and mangroves at Cannon Beach with sun rising over mangrove-covered island; two cannon artifacts on beach.

Spirit of Pennekamp - Glass-bottom boat returning to marina with visitors aboard on upper deck and mangroves in background.

Spirit of Pennekamp - Glass-bottom boat returning to marina with visitors aboard on upper deck and mangroves in background.