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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

20 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Renowned for being the country’s first undersea park, John Pennekamp camping encompasses an impressive 70 nautical square miles. While many visitors view the park’s colorful coral reefs and teeming marine life on a glass-bottom boat tour, one can get a closer look by scuba diving or snorkeling.…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

20 Reviews of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 9
  • 10
Holly K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2021

Sun up or sun down

We were next to a host site. They kept the very bright lights on there RV shining all night long. It was very disturbing. The park and trails are ok the playground was shut down. The mangrove trail was shut down. But there is still alot to do at Pennekamp st.park

  • getting ready to grab a bite to eat!
  • beautiful blue crab tangled in the mangroves
  • very beautifu cannon beach with Anna
Site24
Month of VisitOctober
Pillo A.
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2021

Keys State Park

Small, quaint and quite. Full hook up state park w beach and marina.

J
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2021

Great campground

Awesome place to go for water enthusiasts. There’s boating, canoeing,kayaking,snorkeling,fishing, and there’s a good beach for the little kids to enjoy the water. The campground is very well shaded with showers and bathrooms within walking distance from any campsite. There is full hookups with…

Location

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located in Florida

Directions

Travel south to US 1 Overseas Highway. Continue toward Key West to mile marker 102.5 Entrance to the State Park is on the ocean side. Look for the large brown sign. Stop at the ranger station for further instructions.

Address

102601 Overseas Hwy
Key Largo, FL 33037

Coordinates

25.12698219 N
80.40919018 W

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About This Campground

Renowned for being the country’s first undersea park, John Pennekamp camping encompasses an impressive 70 nautical square miles. While many visitors view the park’s colorful coral reefs and teeming marine life on a glass-bottom boat tour, one can get a closer look by scuba diving or snorkeling. Canoeing and kayaking through the park's waters are popular activities; fishing is permitted in designated areas. Visitors can also enjoy walking on short trails through tropical hammocks, picnicking or swimming at the beach. The visitor center features several large saltwater aquariums filled with sea creatures, and nature videos are shown in its theater. Full-facility and youth/group campsites are available.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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