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Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

 About Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

The quarry at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park in the Florida Keys.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Mike Guarino

South Florida weather beckons visitors to drive the Overseas Highway from Miami to Key West. At MM 84.9, is Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park; once the location of quarries used in the construction of Henry Flagler's railroad in the early 1900s. You can view the walls of an ancient coral reef that was quarried by the railroad that is now part of the road you are driving. Take a guided or self-guided tour through the hammock, and enjoy our Education Center.

Please join us in celebrating Windley Key Day on March 8th from 9am to 3pm, and see various environmental organizations that support our beautiful Florida Keys.

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

GETTING HERE

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park is located on Windley Key at Mile Marker 84.9 near Islamorada.

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

CONCESSIONAIRES

PET POLICY

  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Pets are not permitted in the Visitor Center. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park, as required by law.