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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne

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Featuring the oldest standing structure in Miami-Dade County--an 1825 lighthouse--Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ranks number seven of Dr. Beach's best beaches in America. With more than 1.6 km (1 mi) of oceanfront powder white sands, you can enjoy the setting while swimming, diving, relaxing, hiking, cycling, kayaking, or fishing. While at the beach, you can take a guided tour of the lighthouse and the lighthouse keeper's cottage, watch for 170 types of birds and 50 species of butterflies, or have a leisurely beach day. The park has restrooms and concessions. Put Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park into our Key Biscayne vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beatiful waters and excellent view from the lighthouse. The park has excellent areas fro BBQ and fishing. Theres a nice cafe by the marina.  more »
  • We had high expectations and chose this to be the only beach we go to during our stay in Miami. It's far from the image we had of a Miami beach (golden sandy wide endless beaches... this really isn't ...  more »
  • This beach was quiet and quiet lovely. The lighthouse is right on the beach and is a gorgeous spot to take pictures. We went on a cloudyish day, so there were few people on the beach. The water was wa...  more »