Bahia Honda State Park
Sandspur Beach Camping and Day Use Closure
Sandspur Beach remains closed for day use and camping during construction to repair damage from Hurricane Irma. Sandspur campsites will be made available for reservation once the repairs are complete.
Know Before You Go
Effective May 5, 2021: Bahia Honda State Park is open. Due to limited day-use capacity, the park may close early and remain closed for several hours. Sandspur Beach remains closed for day use and camping during construction due to Hurricane Irma (see below for more information). The concession is fully open with limited services for snorkeling tours.
Welcome to Bahia Honda State Park
On the way to Key West, Bahia Honda offers the awestruck traveler the chance to ask “do I need to travel any farther?”
Henry Flagler’s bold effort to build a railroad to Key West in the early 1900s turned the remote island of Bahia Honda Key into a tropical destination.
Along with its iconic Florida scenery — palm-lined beaches, gin-clear waters and magnificent sunsets — the park is known for balmy sea breezes that caress the shores year-round. Kayaks and snorkeling gear can be rented, and boat trips to the reef for snorkeling excursions are available.
The park is an excellent place to observe wading birds and shorebirds, and introduces nature lovers to the island’s plants and animals.
Plan Your Visit
Stargazing at Bahia Honda
Bahia Honda State Park Photo Gallery
Saving the Miami Blue Butterfly
People Make the Parks
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