Hours & Fees
Know Before You Go
Effective Sept. 29, 2021: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park remains extremely busy, especially on weekends. Please plan to arrive early as certain parking lots will close once capacity is reached and will not reopen until sufficient parking becomes available. Due to high weekend visitation, shelter rentals must be made Monday through Friday at the ranger station entrance. Access to the lighthouse tower and keeper’s cottage are only during tour times; no additional fees or reservations needed.
The park is open 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.
- $8 per vehicle (two to eight people).
- $4 single-occupant vehicle or motorcycle.
- $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pas, or those being dropped off by a ride service.
- $8 per boat for day entrance to No Name Harbor.
Picnic Pavilion Fees
The park has 18 picnic pavilions that must be reserved at least two days in advance by paying the required fee at the park entrance station, reviewing the park rules and completing the rental agreement. All visitors attending a picnic or party are required to pay the park entry fee. The rental fees are as follows:
- $50 plus tax per day: 15 pavilions with four to six picnic tables that accommodate up to 40 people.
- $100 plus tax per day: three large pavilions with eight to 10 tables that accommodate up to 80 people.
- $15 per day: Electricity is available at only two of the large shelters.
The group is responsible for following all park rules and leaving the pavilion and grounds clean. Any vendors must provide liability insurance, which must be pre-approved by management at least two business days prior to the event.
Visitors can anchor overnight in No Name Harbor for a fee of $20 per boat per night, payable at the honor stations located along the seawall via cash or check. Credit card payments must be made at the ranger station entrance gate during regular park hours.
- Visitors arriving by boat but not anchoring overnight must pay an $8 day-use fee.
- No more than two boats can be moored together at a time while in the harbor.