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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds

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    Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

    We had a great time. It was our sons first snorkeling trip. We knew it would take some getting used to and he did great but was spent with in the first 30 min. So we took him back to the boat and figured now...More

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    Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

    Great place but plan on booking a snorkel trip, dive trip, kayaks, etc. we rented a boat. Newer center console boats. 21ft long. Prices include gas. Very fair prices. However, be warned about boating in the keys - it's complicated. Way more than most are...More

    Thank rpmotocross
    Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

    We have camped here 2 times before. Previous visits I rated the campground at 5. I am a little disappointed in the upkeep this time. Our campsite was not clean and trees were allowed to grow in such a way that made the site narrow....More

    Thank janadair
    Reviewed 16 May 2016

    Everything was nice and quiet. People were so friendly. We all looked out for each other, so everyone was comfortable! I say it is an excellent place to go! We definitely plan to go back. We just loved everything about it, so nothing we can...More

    Thank Janell W
    Reviewed 28 April 2016

    Beautiful water area. The campground are was not private at all. We were literally with 15 feet of other campers on each side with no trees separating each site. The bathrooms and showers were nice and clean. Although everyone was so close, we slept just...More

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    19 June 2017|
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    Response from CanoeU70 | Reviewed this property |
    I used Google Earth, screen captured and then reverse engineered the site numbers using the reservation system. Shade in the summer would be helpful (very helpful).
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    10 June 2017|
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    To rent a kayak, certainly not. I am not certain that they have power boats to rent, but they probably do. In that case, you normally just have to make a very healthy damage deposit in cas you ding a prop (unfortunately... More
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    "This is a state park, not a hotel"
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    "Compare the state park campground map to Google Earth to select your favorite spot"
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    "You can reserve your space online for a small fee. Easy to get a site near the bathhouse that way."
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    "wi-fi at concessions with oustside seating."
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