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Anclote Key Preserve State Park

New Port Richey, FL
+1 727-638-4447
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must see

Anclote island is absolutely stunning. The sand is cool and perfect for walking along the beach or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Antonio
Fun place to spend the day and to explore.

We have been out to Anclote Key many times. It is a great place to visit and explore. You can... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Shawn F
New Port Richey
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+1 727-638-4447
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anclote island is absolutely stunning. The sand is cool and perfect for walking along the beach or building sandcastles. The shells are gorgeous and the beach is full of sand dollars as big as your hand. The water is clear and great for swimming or...More

Thank Mantha15
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have been out to Anclote Key many times. It is a great place to visit and explore. You can visit the lighthouse, fish from the beach, or just hang out at the beach with the family. You can take the family and everyone will...More

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love going to the island by power boat or kayak. You can roam long stretches of beach, explore back water areas in a kayak, fish shark alley on the north end or take pictures of the light house on the south end. You can...More

Thank xcntryrider
Reviewed 4 July 2017

cool play ground, perfect for birthday parties. Nice atmosphere for any park occasion. also great for taking your boat out. right on water!

Thank jennifer t
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Love this island Great shells and sandollars Not to crowded and nice place to take a long walk on the beach. There is a cool lighthouse too

Thank Jenifer P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Ever since we had a boat we make a number of trips during the year out to the island. just a 15 minute boat ride to a sandy beach, full of shells, away from the hustle and bustle. You can have the best of both...More

Thank JayLisaP
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We rented a pontoon from Windsong Rentals and went out to the park. It was breathtaking! The kids had a great time handfishing in the little streams that ran across the beach. Lots of birds to see along with dolphins in the area. Several people...More

1  Thank Shannon001
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A boat load of us came out and chose here rather than the packed sandbar just to the north. We had the entire island to ourselves it seemed like. Very peaceful and full of shells and sand dollars.

2  Thank John L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you can get a boat ride out to this quiet secluded park you will be rewarded with white beaches and beautiful view all around. Those who wish to fish from shore will be surprised at the abundance and variety of fish in the area....More

1  Thank cynbaum1
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Anclote Key is basically nothing but a beach with a google of shells. Anclote Key is at the eastern end of the Gulf of Mexico. If you like beaches, what better than "all beach." If you like collecting shells, go crazy. If you're like me...More

Thank DrFloyd001
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Mary S
15 June 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Roughly a half hour at a moderate speed
19 March 2017|
Response from xcntryrider | Reviewed this property |
Windsong, south of Marine Parkway and Hwy 19, rents pontoon boats and kayaks and offers captained day charters.