Boca Chita Key, Biscayne National Park

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Boca Chita Key is the island north of the upper Florida Keys in Biscayne National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
The key is located in Biscayne Bay, just north of Sands Key. An ornamental 65-foot lighthouse is present on the key. The harbor has a bulkhead with cleats where boats may be tied. There is a campground with picnic tables and salt water toilets. Fresh water and electricity are not available on the island.
On the north-west part of the island is the Boca Chita Key Historic District containing historic structures such as the Boca Chita lighthouse.
This key is sometimes confused with the similar-sounding Boca Chica Key over a hundred miles southwest on the lower Florida Keys.
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  • We went to Boca Chita Key for the day with the Biscayne National Park Institute and had Harold as a guide for the entire day. I would highly recommend going this way to see the park if you don’t have ...  more »
  • I go to this camping site a lot. I have gone for the day and also camp there for up to 3 days. The site is kept really good. The kids love it. It has many sandy beaches around the island. you can walk...  more »
  • If they put power at the island ill moving in. This is my family center of attraction since last summer in 2017. Great place, and great people.
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