Curry Hammock State Park RV & Campground Guide

Florida

Experience the magic of the Florida Keys at Curry Hammock State Park. Relax on the white-sand beaches, swim in the warm waters of the Atlantic, and paddle down silent streams through the mangroves. Isolated from the development in the Keys, this is a secluded wilderness getaway. Don’t let the deserted-island vibe fool you — bustling Key Colony Beach and Marathon are just a few minutes away. Since the Keys are always warm and beautiful, you can enjoy the beaches all year long.

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Weather
Spring 70-85 F
Summer 80-90 F
Fall 70-85 F
Winter 65-75 F
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Nearby Cities
Key West, FL
Key Largo, FL
Homestead, FL
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Curry Hammock State Park

Bring your RV to Curry Hammock State Park and enjoy the comforts of home after a day in the sunshine. If you haven’t taken the leap into RV ownership, why not test the waters with an RV rental? Choose the perfect model for your crew and experience the luxury of RV camping.

Curry Hammock State Park Campground

The best way to experience the park is from your campsite at the Curry Hammock State Park campground. From camp, you can walk to the beach or kayak launch in minutes. With just 28 sites, this spot tends to fill up quickly, so make sure to reserve as early as possible. All sites offer electricity and water hookups as well as a grill and a picnic table. RVs up to 70 feet long are welcome. There’s a dump station in the park, and you can use the composting toilets and hot showers. All campsites are $36 per night, plus tax and a $6.70 fee for the reservation.

Grassy Key RV Park & Resort

Campsites at Grassy Key RV Park & Resort sit a few minutes from Curry Hammock State Park; they’re a great option if you want to enjoy the fun of the park and come home to full hookups every night. From your RV, it’s a short walk to the beautiful pool or the ocean. You can even book a waterfront site for the best sunset views. Inside the park, there’s a clubhouse, laundry room, picnic tables, and a small store. The campground hosts activities throughout the year. Feel free to bring a big rig because the sites are remarkably spacious. Rates start at $69 per night in the winter and $120 per night in the summer.

Jolly Roger RV Resort

The Jolly Roger RV Resort is a family-friendly home base for your trip to Curry Hammock State Park. Kids love the sparkling swimming pool and easy ocean access. The seawall is the perfect spot for snorkeling or fishing. If you’re traveling with a pet, the fenced dog run provides an off-leash place to run. Each of the 160 sites comes with full hookups, so you can enjoy your RV to the fullest. Reservations include free Wi-Fi, access to the laundry room, and restrooms with hot showers. Rates start at $94 per night.

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What to Do at
Curry Hammock State Park

Inside Curry Hammock State Park

If you want to get active during your trip to Curry Hammock State Park, head straight for the kayak launch. Rent a kayak or a stand-up paddleboard and spend hours exploring the mangrove creek or the ocean; you can also bring your own human-powered craft. If you prefer to be in the water, swimming and snorkeling are both popular in the park, and if you’re in the mood to relax, head down to the beach. The ocean is shallow and gentle here, so it’s kid-friendly and perfect for lounging. While you’re at it, look out for the birds, spotted rays, and nurse sharks that live in the park. On clear nights, head down to the day-use area to check out the stars.

Outside Curry Hammock State Park

Curry Hammock State Park is located in the middle of the Florida Keys, right in the midst of the ocean. Whether you’re interested in beaches or deep-sea fishing, there’s plenty to choose from. The charming beach towns of the Keys also lie within an easy drive.

Restaurants

Hideaway Café

Experience the delight of fresh Florida seafood at Hideaway Café. It’s just a few minutes from the park, making it a great option for lunch or dinner. The menu also includes a variety of French-themed options, including the chef’s legendary roasted duck.

Type: Seafood

Location: 57784 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Island Fish Company

Start your meal with a drink at the tiki bar at Island Fish Company, a laid-back spot that’s known for its fantastic sunset views. The breezy dining area is a beautiful spot to enjoy seafood that was caught locally in the Keys.

Type: Seafood

Location: 12648 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Key Colony Inn

Go out for a romantic dinner at the Key Colony Inn, which serves fresh seafood plus a selection of French and Italian dishes. This restaurant is known for its exceptional weekend brunch and its delicious espresso martini.

Type: Seafood, Steak

Location: 700 W Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach, FL 33051

Stout's Restaurant

If you’re craving a classic diner breakfast, head right for Stout's Restaurant. It’s been a mainstay of the Keys for decades thanks to its hearty breakfasts, hot sandwiches, and relaxed vibe.

Type: Diner

Location: 8349 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Driftwood Pizza, Pasta, & Subs

Find an option for everyone in your family at Driftwood Pizza, Pasta, & Subs. It’s a local favorite that offers both takeout and dine-in service.

Type: American, Pizza

Location: 10875 Overseas Hwy. #140, Marathon, FL 33050

Shopping

Bayshore Clothing

Get into the Keys vibe at Bayshore Clothing, a friendly shop that sells everything you need for long days by the ocean. You’ll also find a selection of gifts, accessories, and jewelry.

Location: 8911 Overseas Hwy. #3250, Marathon, FL 33050

DK’S Beach Boutique

Grab a breezy, lightweight outfit for evenings in Florida at DK’S Beach Boutique. The store sells mostly women’s clothing, but there are a small “man cave” section and a variety of Florida-themed gifts.

Location: 6th St., 303 Sadowski Causeway, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051

The Art Studio

Grab a coffee and check out one-of-a-kind works of art at The Art Studio, which is located less than four miles from the park. The owner specializes in pottery and glass art. You can also book an art class.

Location: 12535 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Island Gift Shop

Pick up seashell jewelry, Florida souvenirs, and more at the Island Gift Shop. It’s located in Marathon, making it a great stop on the way to Key West or the surrounding beaches.

Location: 12420 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Sandal Factory

Pick up a new pair of summer shoes at the Sandal Factory, a friendly store in Marathon. The shop also carries a small selection of clothing.

Location: 5195 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

Sightseeing

Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail

If you’re bringing your bike to the park, see more of the local scenery on the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. This paved path runs for 90 miles through the Keys, with gorgeous ocean views along the way. It’s also a great opportunity to see some of the Flagler Railroad bridges, which were once part of a historic train route.

Location: Florida Keys, Florida

Dolphin Research Center

Get up close and personal with adorable dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center. It offers a range of exciting programs that include swimming, painting, feeding, and dolphin training. You can also just visit and watch the dolphins and sea lions that live in the facility. This spot is just three miles from Curry Hammock State Park, making it a great morning or afternoon spot.

Location: Grassy Key, Florida

Sombrero Beach

Experience a different beach vibe at Sombrero Beach. With its stunning water and palm trees, this spot is a picture-perfect place to spend an afternoon. If you’re visiting from April to October, keep watch for the loggerhead turtles that nest nearby. In the adjacent park, you’ll find showers, bathrooms, a picnic area, and a volleyball court.

Location: Marathon, Florida

Pigeon Key

Just down the road from Hammock State Park near Seven-Mile Bridge is Pigeon Key, a tiny island with a big part in history. One-hundred years ago, workers lived on the island as they were constructing the railroad bridge that spanned the ocean. Today, you can take a boat out to the key to see the bunkhouses and tour the railroad museum.

Location: Pigeon Key, Florida

Southernmost Point in the Continental United States

No trip to the Keys is complete without a visit to the Southernmost Point in the Continental United States. Located in Key West, about an hour from Curry Hammock State Park, this is the most sought-after photo destination in the area. A giant buoy marks the spot, and the views of the water are fantastic.

Location: Key West, Florida

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How to Get to
Curry Hammock State Park

There’s only one way to get to Curry Hammock State Park from mainland Florida: take Highway 1 south. The park is located on Little Crawl Key, which has only one road. Turn on Overseas Highway, and you’ll get to the park in minutes.

Entering Curry Hammock State Park

Curry Hammock State Park is open every day, including holidays. The park opens at 8 a.m. and closes at sunset.

Per vehicle (single occupant) : $5

Per vehicle (two or more occupants) : $5

$5 plus $0.50 per person

Cyclist or pedestrian : $3

When you want to get away from it all, Curry Hammock State Park has you covered. If you visit, be sure to tag RVshare in your social media posts. You can also email your photos and any anecdotes or tips to [email protected]