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Cape Florida Lighthouse

1200 Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-2795
+1 305-361-5811
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1200 Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-2795
+1 305-361-5811

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse climb is well managed by the state park rangers. The tower is only open for limited hours so check the park website before arriving. The climb can be a little stuffy, but the walkway at the top offers a cool breeze and exceptional...More

Thank MongozDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had come a long way. The view was amazing and facilities were available. I don't know if there is access to the lighthouse during the week but the beach was amazing. Nice visit.

Thank JM5811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lighthouse has tours at 10am and 1pm. Now we didn't do a tour and it isn't completely necessary. Around the base are many information boards and appropriate rebuilds e.g the light keepers home, rebuilt in the 1800s. What the lighthouse tour will do, is...More

Thank LouLouTravel74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a lover of lighthouses I've been lucky to visit so many of them from Maine to California and Oregon and up and down the Florida coastline. So many lighthouses to see so little time! But right here in my own backyard (actually a mere...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Cape Florida Lighthouse, built in 1825, is a small historic jewel worthy of a visit. Located in a lovely park it also allows a beautiful view from the top. I live inKey Biscayne, a 15 minute bicycle ride to the Lighthouse and love to...More

Thank Gloria J
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The park cost $8 to enter. The park has a separate fishing area away from swimmers. A restaurant location at the front of the park. The water is great for all ages. We had children from age 7-16 there. All 9 kids enjoyed! I recommend...More

1  Thank ecoira1583
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Cape Florida Lighthouse! I was able to convince my wife to have our wedding here and it was amazing! The State Park staff were awesome, the weather was incredible and the lighthouse makes an excellent backdrop 😊❤️

Thank Patchtavious
Reviewed 27 July 2017

you need to go to this beah if you are in Miami. The park is fantastic, you have a beautiful restaurant, you can go and spent all day.

Thank Fabián I
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We are intrigued by the fact that this lighthouse is a complete restoration. Very informative and good history excursion for the kids. The tours are at 10am and 1pm daily and the ground closes at 5pm. So plan accordingly.

Thank Hussain A
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed hearing the history of the lighthouse. We climbed the 109 steps inside and the view from the top of the lighthouse is great. Really pretty Beach and water.

Thank ginamiller0763
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25 November 2016|
Response from Yeleny S | Reviewed this property |
I want to say yes as there was a puppy at the entrance of the light house. The puppy was with a state park employee so not so if that's the only reason why it was allowed though.
Cherry E
13 June 2016|
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Response from Khurmatulla | Reviewed this property |
all ages are welcome
Virginia M
14 March 2016|
Response from robbgrimm |
No. The only way to the top is the 109-step spiral cast-iron stairs. (the original wooden stairs, as well as the tower itself, were burned during the Second Seminole Indian War in 1836. The 1855 restoration did not follow... More