Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Bahia Honda State Park


A mere 37 miles from bustling Key West, Bahia Honda draws a year-round mix of families, nature lovers, water enthusiasts, sun-worshipers and romantics.


Bahia Honda State Park FAQ"s:

Question: Where is Bahia Honda State Park Located?

Answer: The park is located on the Bahia Honda Key, Florida.

Question: Do I have to pay an entrance fee?

Answer: Yes, the fee is 2.50 a person.

Question: Can I bring my pet?

Answer: Yes, pets are allowed at the park but it is very restricted.

Question: Is there camping in the park?

Answer: Yes, the park has 80 camping sites available for both RV and tent campers.

Question: Are reservations required at the park?

Answer: Yes, reservations are required during the busy season, weekends and holidays.

Question: What activities are available at the park?

  • Snorkeling
  • Shore Activities
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Bicycling
  • Guided Tours
  • Boating
  • In Line Skating
  • Hiking
  • Ranger Guided Programs
Question: Is there lodging available at the park?

Answer: Yes, the park offers three duplex cabins that
sleep six people each.

Editors Choice:
A Florida State Park Site providing info on park activities, special events, photos, faq's, and more

Best Park Photos:
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A Florida State Parks site provides some quality park photos here.

Best Park Maps:
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tarpontrips.com provides fishing and some decent maps of the area.

Further Park Info:
Bahia Honda State Park
A Bahia Honda site providing info about camping, snorkeling, swimming, and much more at the park.

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