Don Pedro Island State Park, Cape Haze

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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 Placida in Charlotte County, FL between Palm 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. The easiest way to get there is Palm Island Transit. The location of the Palm Island Transit is 2000 Panama Blvd Englewood, FL 34224
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  • One of our favorite anchorages is nearby Don Pedro. We love to take our dinghys over to the park and enjoy the beach  more »
  • This is a very serene place, a place for reflection, for peace. The birds are amazing, and plentiful. The water is simply beautiful, calm. Enjoy the shuttle ride.  more »
  • First, you can only access the island by boat, kayak, paddle board, canoe, etc! BUT, the journey there is awesome! We saw dolphin, birds, fish, and manatee. We parked our car ($3) and paddled across t...  more »
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