Florida Keys 2010 travel blog

This park is just 9 miles south of Long Key SP where...

Our site is spacious and paved with gravel.

An interesting sign on the nearby nature trail.

Anne relaxing

Tom engineered another hammock arrangement.

An early morning paddle around the island

There were 2 inlets where resorts were located nearby.

Another early morning riser.

On the narrow tidal creek, we passed under the bridge that leads...

Then into a mangrove tunnel. This is the kind of kayaking we...

Open water at the end of the mangrove tunnel.

The wide beach at sunset

Dinner at Key Colony


Tom on the nature trail

A Gumbo-Limbo tree

A beam of sunlight on the bark

A low tide paddle.

The water was only a few inches deep.

We had to drag the kayaks back to shore.

We visited the Big Pine Island Fishing Camp where the Key Deer...

Another Key Deer

Full moon rising on our last day. We stayed 5 days at...

We broke camp at Long Key and headed down the road just a few miles to Curry Hammock State Park. These sites are not on the water but are spacious. The park is on it's own little island and on Friday morning at high tide we paddled around it. There was some open ocean but the best part was the mangrove tunnel. We ate out at the Key Colony Inn and had doggie bags for the next night. The meal was wonderful!

After 5 days, we packed up and headed back to Long Key.

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