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San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park

 About San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park

Underwater shipwreck at San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park. Photo by Indiana University.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Mike Guarino

Looking for a place to swim after a long day on the water? Hook up to one of the five mooring balls at the San Pedro Underwater Archeological Site. The San Pedro is a Spanish galleon that sunk off of Lower Matecumbe in 1733. The shipwreck remains include ballast stones, replica cannons and an old anchor.

Please remember that a Diver-Down flag is required by law and the disturbance of the site including collecting, lobstering and fishing is prohibited.While planning your visit, please bring plenty of fluids and sunscreen.

Don't forget to check out the February 2014 issue of Making Waves - the newsletter of the Friends of the Islamorada Area State Parks, Inc. Better yet, ask about becoming a member!

GETTING HERE

San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park is located in 18 feet of water, approximately 1.25 nautical miles south from Indian Key at GPS coordinates: 24 degrees 51.802'N, 80 degrees 40.795'W.

GET INVOLVED

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
  • Friends of the Islamorada Area State Parks, Inc.
  • P.O. Box 236
    Islamorada, FL 33036

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