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Tampa Bay Entertainment, Dining, Beaches, Golf, Etc. => Parks => Topic started by: TBTourist on May 30, 2010, 04:33:56 PM

Title: Honeymoon Island State Park
Post by: TBTourist on May 30, 2010, 04:33:56 PM
Rather than re-writing the description I'll quote the website below.

"The pioneers called it Hog Island, but it became Honeymoon Isle in 1939 when a New York developer built 50 palm - thatched bungalows for honeymooners. Today, visitors can drive across Dunedin Causeway to enjoy the sun - drenched Gulf beaches, mangrove swamps, and tidal flats. Nature lovers will find osprey nests, a wide variety of shorebirds, and one of the few remaining virgin slash pine forests in South Florida. The park boasts several nature trails and bird observation areas. Visitors can swim, fish, and snorkel in the warm waters of the Gulf or picnic while they enjoy the beautiful scenery. Shelling is particularly good here, as the Gulf currents deposit an incredible variety of seashells on the shore. Showers are available and the parkĀ“s concession has a gift shop and snack bar. Located at the extreme west end of State Road 586."

See more details on their website below.

http://www.floridastateparks.org/honeymoonisland/default.cfm