Don Pedro Island State Park, Cape Haze

(4.4/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
Don Pedro Island State Recreation Area is a State Park in the U.S. state of Florida. It is located on a stretch of Don Pedro Island, a 129acre barrier island lying across the Intracoastal Waterway from Cape Haze in Charlotte County, between Knight Island and Little Gasparilla Island. The park has mangrove forests, dunes and white beaches. Activities include swimming, sunbathing, shelling and viewing nature. Among the wildlife of the park are Loggerhead turtles. Amenities include beaches, docks, and picnic areas as well as guided nature talks and walks. The park is only accessible by boat and is open from 8:00 am till sundown year round.
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TripAdvisor
  • We had a great day at the park/beach. It is only accessible by boat, therefore it was not too crowded, but we went on MLK day, so there were a few other families and my son found some great kids to pl...  more »
  • I walk the park nearly everyday when I am staying on Little Gasparilla Island. Beautiful pristine and natural. Enjoy your time there bring all your own provisions if staying all day. 
  • A leisurely strioll of 3 or 4 miles takes you round trip from the northern part of Little Gasparilla Island to the park and back to your water taxi connection bac to the mainland. FUN and well worth t...  more »
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  • night is so buttiful its gorgess
  • Beautiful place to catch a sunset or gather some shells.
  • Awesome beach. Great place to watch the sunset.
  • Beautiful, untouched, natural Florida with nice pavilion, bathroom facilities and boat docks.
  • Beautiful beach, nice little hiking area.