Indian Key Historic State Park is an island within the Florida State Park system, located just a few hundred yards southeast of U.S. 1 within the Florida Keys. The island was briefly inhabited in the middle of the 19th century but is now an uninhabited ghost town. It is frequently visited by tourists and is the subject of an archaeological project to uncover the historic building foundations.Using our custom trip planner, Islamorada attractions like Indian Key State Historic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
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Great day trip from Robbie's on a kayak or paddleboard. Well done signage and historical info. So glad we did this! more »
Indian Key is a place my family has kayaked to several times and even taken friends. It's an easy paddle over mostly shallow water. You can launch from Robbie's Marina to the south/west (where kayak..... more »
Beautiful spot in the ocean to freshen up on some history. Wish the dock was fixed already. Nice walking trail. Next time I hope to go with more time to explore the shore around it.
What an amazing place! We kayaked over to the island in about 20 or 30 minutes. We walked around the island and snorkeled around the dock. The water was a bit murky but we saw a ton of fish and a lobster! This was one of the best parts of our vacation. Keep an eye out for low tide or you'll have to work your kayak all the way around to the deep water to return. The sand is super suctiony so wear good water shoes.
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