Accessible only by boat, Cayo Costa is one of the largest barrier islands in Florida. It contains unique vegetation that has gone unspoiled for the past 500 years. Ideal for camping, swimming, shelling and fishing. Courtesy beach wheelchairs (based on availability) - please contact the Florida Dept. of State Parks 941-964-0375.
For information on ferry service to the island, please visit CayoCostaFerry.com.
General Information: Open Year-Round
Location: Beach Access, Beachfront, Island, Waterfront
Hours: 8 a.m. - sunset daily
Designations: Florida Green Lodging, South Florida Birding Trail
Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant
Guest Information: Family Friendly
Pet Information: Pets on Leash Allowed
Activities: Bicycling, Birding, Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Kayaking, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Scuba/Diving, Snorkeling, Swimming
Facility Amenities: Boat Dock, Campfires Permitted, Covered Pavilion, Gift Shop, Grills, Ice, Lodging On-Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Restrooms, Showers
Rentals: Bicycle Rental, Kayak Rental
Category: Bicycle Trails, Hiking/Nature Trails, State Park
Site Information: Primitive Camping, Tent Sites