Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Welcome to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Experience breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay from atop the historic 1825 Cape Florida Lighthouse.
Cape Florida, or “the Cape of Florida,” was named by explorer Ponce de Leon during the first Spanish expedition to Florida in 1513. It has long served as a beacon for freedom, from Seminole Indians seeking to remain in their Florida home to runaway slaves and Black Seminoles who secretly gathered there before taking safe passage to the British Bahamas. Visitors can delve into history on guided tours through the lighthouse and keeper’s cottage.
The park now is a place to relax and enjoy the Florida sunshine on a beach often ranked in the top ten of beaches nationwide. There are many way to explore the park, whether on foot, by bicycle, by boat or kayak.
Be sure not to miss the stunning sunset over the bay.
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