John Pennekamp Coral Reef and State Park
The John Pennekamp Coral Reef and State Park was the first underwater park in the United States. Encompassing approximately 70 nautical square miles, this outstanding Natural park is the perfect place for diving, snorkelling, kayak, canoeing, glass-bottom boat tours and fishing. There’s also the Coral Reef Theater, a reconstruction of a living reef in a 30,000-gallon aquarium.
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park
The Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park is home to one of the largest tracts of West Indian tropical hardwood in the US and 84 protected species of plants and animals, including the American crocodile and wild cotton and mahogany mistletoe. Six miles of nature trails give visitors the chance to see these rare species. Ranger-guided tours are also available.