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|CAYO COSTA STATE PARK
Cayo Costa State Park occupies most of an island which lies in a chain
of barrier islands that shelter Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound
from the storms of the Gulf of Mexico. This park is accessible only by
private boat or passenger ferry services.
of Pine Island provides ferry service to the island. For information on
thi s service, visit their web site at www.tropicstarcruises.com
The natural features of the island are stunning. Miles of beaches, acres
of pine forests, oak palm hammocks, mangrove swamps and a spectacular display
of bird life welcome visitors to this subtropical dreamland.
Recreational activities include picnicking, fishing, boating, primitive
camping, rental cabins and beach activities. Shelling is especially good
during the winter months. No lifeguard is on duty, swim at your own risk.
Cayo Costa State Park is located directly south of Boca Grande.
For more information, write
Cayo Costa State Park
c/o Barrier Islands GEOpark
P.O. Box 1150
Boca Grande, FL 33921
or call: (941) 964-0375.
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