Boca Chita Key, Biscayne National Park

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Boca Chita Key is the island north of the upper Florida Keys in Biscayne National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida.The key is located in Biscayne Bay, just north of Sands Key. An ornamental 65-foot lighthouse is present on the key. The harbor has a bulkhead with cleats where boats may be tied. There is a campground with picnic tables and salt water toilets. Fresh water and electricity are not available on the island.On the north-west part of the island is the Boca Chita Key Historic District containing historic structures such as the Boca Chita lighthouse.This key is sometimes confused with the similar-sounding Boca Chica Key over a hundred miles southwest on the lower Florida Keys.
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  • We selected the Boca Chita Key boat tour only because it was the most affordable option at Biscayne National Park, but it was an incredibly pleasant surprise. The boat ride itself was fun with beautif...  more »
  • We took the Boca Chita boat tour with the national park. We learned a lot of history of the area on the trip and enjoyed a half hour walk around the island.  more »
  • I highly recommend the boat ride from the visitor's center to Boca Chita. The tour guides were great, very informative about the park itself, the history of the Boca Chita Island and the keys in gener...  more »
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  • If they put power at the island ill moving in. This is my family center of attraction since last summer in 2017. Great place, and great people.
  • Took the island tour from the visitor center. The tour gets visitors about an hour on Boca Chita key. Boca Chita Key has a marina and a lighthouse. It is a great place to spend a day on a picnic. The views from the top of the lighthouse are amazing. There are a couple of sandy beach areas as well.
  • Ideal for a day... it has bathrooms, barbecue and tables, beach easy access.
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