Beach Camping in the Florida Keys
There's no better way to experience the keys! Make sure you book your camping spots early because they fill up quickly.
Long Key State Park
Mile Marker 67.5
Long Key is an unassuming, smaller island (about midway to Key West.) It's quiet, beautiful, and hosts some great public beaches that may or may not be visible depending on the tide.
Every single spot is on the water. So regardless of your camping space, you'll get a picnic table, a fire-pit, and a perfect morning view. Come for sunsets, stay asleep to the sounds of the waves, and wake up to kayak or fish.
Long Key State Park:
*Local boat companies will often deliver kayaks or boats to rent right to your camp space.
*For camping, there are decent bathrooms and showers.
*Bring your own firewood. You won't be able to find any for miles if they are out.
Bahia Honda State Park
Bahia Honda is located at the bottom part of the 7 Mile Bridge and is closer to Key West. The beach at the state park has incredible views of the water and the old 7 Mile Bridge. It's worth a visit even if you aren't camping for the night.
This state park has more land to explore and more camping sites. Not all of them are on the water but some of them are close to the water and have great shading back into the tree covered areas.
Bahia Honda State Park:
*Picnic under the old architecture and the grounds are beautiful.
*Shells and sea life around this area are plentiful.
*Cabins on the bay side are available with multiple rooms