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Anclote Key Preserve State Park

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Nearest city  Tarpon Springs
Anclote Key Preserve State Park
Location  Pasco County, Florida, USA
Governing body  Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Management  Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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Anclote Key Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site, located on Anclote Key three miles (5 km) off Tarpon Springs and accessible only by boat. Amenities include primitive camping on the northern portion of the island as well as picnic pavilions and grills. Wildlife includes the American oystercatcher, bald eagle and piping plover. The park is unique in that a lighthouse, built in 1887, is on the southern end of the key in Pinellas County, Florida. Three Rooker Island, south of Anclote and part of the preserve, remains an important Gulf Coast beach-nesting bird sanctuary.


Anclote key preserve state park in florida

Recreational activities

The park has such amenities as beaches, birding, primitive camping, boating, fishing, hiking, picknicking areas and wildlife viewing.


Anclote Key Preserve State Park Wikipedia

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