Honeymoon Island State Park
Know Before You Go
Effective May 21, 2021: Honeymoon Island State Park is open. The ferry is currently available, but operating with reduced capacity.
Welcome to Honeymoon Island State Park
A short drive from Tampa, beautiful Honeymoon Island offers visitors an escape from the bustle of city life.
One of Florida’s best-loved state parks, Honeymoon Island has more than four miles of beach to explore along with a three-mile trail through one of the last remaining virgin slash pine forests.
When looking skyward, eagles, osprey and great horned owls can be seen, while ground animals include gopher tortoises, raccoons and armadillos.
A trip to the Rotary Centennial Nature Center helps visitors learn about the park’s history and natural resources. Find out how Honeymoon Island received its name!
Swimming, fishing, shelling, hiking and bicycling are all popular activities that make Honeymoon Island State Park an ideal getaway.
The park is also the ferry terminal for access to another unspoiled state park, Caladesi Island.
Plan Your Visit
Food Service & Ferry
Honeymoon Island State Park Photo Gallery
Geology of Honeymoon Island
People Make the Parks
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