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Best trails in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located on Key Largo in Florida and encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful coral reefs, mangrove swamps and tropical hammocks. Visitors can also enjoy many other activities such as picnicking, swimming at the beach, scuba diving or snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking, fishing is permitted in designated areas. There are short trails for walks. The Visitor Center has a 30,000-gallon saltwater aquarium and nature videos are shown in its theater. Full-facility and Youth/Group campsites are available. Beach wheelchairs are available without cost.
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Map of trails in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Mailing address
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
U.S. 1 Mile Marker 102.5
Key Largo, FL 33037
Contact
(305) 451-1202
Top trails (4)
#1 - South Sound and Turtlegrass Creek Paddle [CLOSED]
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#2 - Wild Tamarind Trail [CLOSED]
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 10 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#3 - Mangrove Trail [CLOSED]
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 7 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#4 - Grove Trail [CLOSED]
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 12 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more