The best camping near Bahia Honda State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Bahia Honda adventure.

The best camping near Bahia Honda State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Bahia Honda adventure.

Camping near Bahia Honda State Park

93% (35 reviews)

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Bahia Honda adventure.

Pristine, white-sand beaches and turquoise waters await in this tropical paradise.  

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Top-rated campgrounds near Bahia Honda State Park

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Little Palm By The Sea

1 site · RV1 acre · Cudjoe Key, FL
We are located on Kemp Channel, one of the most accessible boating channels to both the beautiful back country as well as a quick ten-minute run to the open Atlantic and it’s Coral Reefs. Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary is a nearby must for snorkeling and diving in the crystal blue Atlantic. On the gulf side, Cudjoe Key offers the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge… A kayak or small boat paradise.Beautiful landscaped waterfront site in Venture Out Cudjoe Key Florida, 25 miles to Key West.  The site includes a concrete picnic table, boat slip and a swim ladder.  Venture Out is a gated community with 24 hr. security on the shores of Cudjoe Key. The amenities include a marina, ship store, fuel, playground, heated pool and spa, ocean swimming area, ocean front beach area, pickleball, tennis, bocce, outdoor pavillion, activity center, laundry facilities and showers, tons of activities...Bring your boat, jetski, scuba gear, snorkels, kayaks, paddle boards, bikes and fishing poles for a camping trip of a life time. Seasonal, Weekly and Monthly Pricing Available. Lobster season 7/24- 8/14 
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$110
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Floating Campground Private Island

3 sites · Tents10 acres · Big Coppitt Key, FL
MUST READ!!!!!! This is one of the most unique camping opportunities you will ever experience! Welcome to our 10 acre private island only 10 miles from Key West! *You must paddle or boat to the island. At night, camp out under the beautiful Caribbean Stars! And by day, swim, snorkel, fish, paddle or just enjoy the only Caribbean like place in the U.S.! You will have access to 10 plus acres with a beach and sandbar area, tidal flats, mangrove forest and everything the Florida Keys is famous for! *Pricing is for use of the Island only! Tents, gear, kayaks, paddleboards are not provided unless you rent them from us. The island is a coral island with tidal flats and thick mangrove trees and brush. It is a harsh environment but beautiful! Check-in is between 1pm and 3pm unless you work out different times with us. Also, we want to make sure you know what you're getting into. This is not easy camping, it's more adventurous camping. It's a beautiful environment but can be harsh. If exploring you will may need to trek through tidal water, salt flats and real thick mangroves. Please let us know if you have any questions before booking. With all that said... The best experience is to rent one of our floating tents! See photos in listing. We rent everything you need! Kayaks or Paddleboard: $75/day Floating Tent: $150/day Floating Platform: $75/day Full camping kits with everything you need! Just Fly and Float! Prices vary depending on needs. If you have your own gear... We can still provide linens like sheets, camp pillows and sleeping bags for $25 If you have your own vessel - there is a 1 time $40 launch fee.
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$100
 / night
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Ocean Front Premium Lot

1 site · RV2800 acres · Cudjoe Key, FL
This 2800 square foot lot is located in a very special resort with a 57 foot seawall to tie your boat up to, kayak off of, or just sit and enjoy your 180 degree unobstructed view of the ocean. Palm trees and tropical foliage separate the lot from neighbors. In fact, the lot has some shade and some sun on it all day long. From here you can explore the third largest coral reef in the world diving, snorkeling, fishing, and going to the the sandbar. You can also enjoy the pool, hot tub, tiki beach, and marina. Some of our favorite things to do are swimming with the dolphins, and para sailing 300 feet up so you can see the whole reef and wild life from above. This very special ocean front lot is available from May 1st-October 31st every year. Please be aware that there is a one time resort fee of $125 which covers all six people in your group. The resort limits six people per campsite. Each site can have one RV (solid sides only), 1 auto, 1 motorcycle, and one golf cart. There is room for boats on the 57 foot sea wall. You will pay $10 to park a trailer or extra vehicle in overflow parking. My wife and I live on the road in a 40 foot diesel pusher and we have never seen a nicer site than this one. Come for an amazing time in paradise.
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$229
 / night

The best camping near Bahia Honda State Park guide

Overview

About

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Bahia Honda State Park located near Key West in the Florida Keys. The park's long, white-sand beach is one of the archipelago's most prominent attractions and best stretches of sand. Walk on the historic Bahia Honda Rail Bridge for panoramic views of the surrounding islands, and embark on kayaking or snorkeling adventures in crystal-clear waters. Immerse yourself in nature along the park's trails, and visit the science center to learn about the diverse marine life. Or simply relax on the sand and bask in the sun's warm embrace.

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Tips for snagging a campsite

  1. You can reserve the park's tent or RV campsites in advance via the Florida State Parks website. Reservations are available year-round. 
  2. Florida residents can make campsite reservations 11 months in advance, while non-residents can make reservations 10 months in advance.
  3. Reservations tend to fill quickly due to the park's popularity, especially during peak seasons and holidays. Book your campsite as early as possible to ensure availability.

When to go

Bahia Honda State Park is open year-round. The peak season typically falls during the winter months when the weather is mild and ideal for outdoor activities. But if you're craving peace and quiet, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons (spring and fall) when the park is less crowded. If you visit during the summer months, stay aware of hurricane season (June to November) and plan accordingly.

Know before you go

  • Bahia Honda State Park is about 37 miles from Key West on Big Pine Key and is open 365 days a year from 8am until sundown. 
  • It's recommended to arrive early on weekends and holidays because the park may close after reaching maximum capacity in its day-use areas. During these temporary closures, arriving visitors will be asked to return later. 
  • The park offers amenities like restrooms, picnic areas, and a concession stand where you can purchase snacks and drinks, and rent chairs, snorkeling equipment, and kayaks.
  • While there are no admission fees for the park, there are fees for parking, camping, and equipment rentals.

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