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Anclote Key Preserve State Park

New Port Richey, FL
+1 727-638-4447
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Beautiful little piece of paradise

Love this island Great shells and sandollars Not to crowded and nice place to take a long walk on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenifer P
via mobile
Nice sandy beach,just a short boat ride away

Ever since we had a boat we make a number of trips during the year out to the island. just a 15... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
New Port Richey, Florida
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New Port Richey, FL
+1 727-638-4447
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 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.

1  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
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Take your boat to the west side of the island, drop anchor and enjoy. Can head to the beach and set up for a picnic, hanging out, whatever. Go during the week and you may be one of the only boats out there. Does get...More

2  Thank rickbrennanrn
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place! We lucked out with the perfect weather for camping. It took longer to get there by kayak than I expected, but I'm not an avid kayaker. It took us 2 hours to kayak there & 3 hours to kayak back...More

1  Thank Beckie R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Most beautiful beach we have visited. We plan on visiting more often and bring our friends next time.

1  Thank Justin99_12
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very nice, quiet place for sitting in the sun, having a picnic, and getting your feet wet. The park is small yet has ample parking, boat launch facilities, covered picnic facilities, and restrooms.

Thank MAK K
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Mary S
How long would it take you to get there from Port Hudson Marina
15 June 2017|
Response from JayLisaP | Reviewed this property |
You can rent boats from many local marina's. Many are listed via internet. Cotee River, Windsong, (Google them) there are many. You can not get to the island by car, only by boat. There is a very long path you can walk to... More