Adams Key, Biscayne National Park

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Adams Key is an island north of the upper Florida Keys in Biscayne National Park. It is in Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is located west of the southern tip of Elliott Key, on the north side of Caesar Creek in the lower part of Biscayne Bay. The key is only accessible by boat, and overnight docking is prohibited.HistoryThe earlier name for this island was Cocolobo Key. It was the site of the Cocolobo Cay Club, a private resort. Everything on the island, including the still-standing buildings of the club, was destroyed in 1992 when Hurricane Andrew passed almost directly over Adams Key.It was named Adams' Key on U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey of 1862.According to the local legends, the island served as a base for "Black Caesar", a pirate.
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  • We had a great day at Adams key. Very easy and good prices at the National Park. The crew was amazig, we did kayakingand snorkling at the key. Very recommended!!  more »
  • Beautiful inhabited island in the Bay of Biscayne National Park. Great spot for a picnic and for snorkeling in its surrounding waters. There is covered picnic tables. There is a hiking trail that goes around the island. Some bathrooms are available (no showers). There is a pier for boats. Be aware: there is a lot of mosquitoes. Don't forget your mosquitoes repulsive spray!
  • To many fools on boats

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