Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin

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Caladesi Island State Park is one of the rare, completely natural Florida's islands in the Gulf and has a great beach. Accessible by boat or ferry, the park features a nature trail as well as picnic tables, pavilions, and a playground. You'll find a snack bar and a gift shop on-site. Hike the 5 km (3 mi) of trails and watch for birds feeding around the shallow waters. With a bit of luck, you may see turtles and tortoises. You can try kayaking through mangroves and in the bay. Use our Dunedin online attractions planner to visit Caladesi Island State Park on your trip to Dunedin, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • September 24, 2017
    Had a nice walk on the beach, enjoyed the breeze and nice weather. There is plenty of parking and each area has hospitality buildings with bathrooms, food, etc. Beach was well kept. Lots of two person...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    We thought that the $14 per person on top of the park entrance was steep, but paid and went. This is some of the nicest beaches in the area, and due to the fees, not crowded. Kudos the captains of the...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    There are many posted signs warning to shuffle your feet in the ocean due to Sand colored stingrays here. There was a sign siting 51 stings in one day. The views were breathtaking!!! But it was too ho...  more »

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