Long Key State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located 1.2 miles south of downtown Layton and 7.2 miles from Duck Key, Long Key State Park is a luxurious destination for swimming, bird-watching, kayaking, or just relaxing along the shoreline. When you visit, you'll enjoy the mild tropical climate where the four-season temperatures rarely differ more than about 5-10 degrees Fahrenheit. This island in the Florida Keys is also known for its amazing sunrises. The town of Islamorada is about 15 miles from the state park, making it the ideal place for dining, entertaining, shopping, and so much more.

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Spring 70-81 F
Summer 80-87 F
Fall 71-85 F
Winter 65-74 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Long Key State Park

If you're not into roughing it with just a tent and sleeping bag, then perhaps a luxurious fifth wheel or motorhome would be more your style. The Florida Keys are great for RVers. If you don’t own one, consider renting from RVshare.com, where you can decide from various sizes and styles.

Long Key State Park

Long Key State Park campground is equipped with full hookup sites for a variety of RV sizes. With this location being part of the Florida Keys, it can fill up rather quickly, so be sure to reserve a spot several months ahead of time. Rates start at $43 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Showers, grills, dump station, and picnic tables

Fiesta Key RV Resort & Marina

Looking to turn your vacation into a romantic getaway, Fiesta Key RV Resort & Marina is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico ocean views and 10 miles from Coastal U.S. Highway. You can get the romantic tropical feel of this island with its on-site restaurant, beach bar, and hot tub experience. Anglers will love the on-site marina, where you can fish, use the boat dock, and more. You can go swimming and snorkeling at the beach or just relax.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Swimming pool, horseshoes, and dog run

Grassy Key RV Park & Resort

The Grassy Key RV Park & Resort is conveniently situated in the heart of the gorgeous Florida Keys and is the center point of many tourist attractions. They accommodate all size rigs, so you'll have plenty of room for maneuvering your RV into a camping space. Amenities include cable TV, beautiful sunset views, boat dock, clubhouse, and so much more.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Restrooms, laundry facility, pool, and tiki pavilion

Jolly Roger RV Resort

More than 160 sites are part of the Jolly Roger RV Resort. All 11 acres provide shady and grassy areas for the perfect atmosphere. Boating, diving, fishing, and sailing can be done on-site. You can either swim in the ocean or take a swim in the on-site swimming pool.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Cable TV, restrooms, and bark park

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What to Do at
Long Key State Park

Inside Long Key State Park

Long Key State Park is the perfect place to go boating, birdwatching, hiking, swimming, and simply enjoy the coastal rays. Many visitors enjoy relaxing on the shoreline as they gaze across the Atlantic Ocean into the sunset. If you're up for a hike, trek through the Layton Trail or Golden Orb Trail, which goes through various plant communities on the island.

Outside Long Key State Park

There is just as much to do outside of the state park. Attractions, restaurants, and shops galore are in the nearby cities of Layton, Duck Key, and Islamorada. No matter which direction you travel on Florida's Overseas Highway, you'll find plenty to see and do.


The Florida Boy Bar & Grill

Comfort foods and mouthwatering seafood can be found at The Florida Boy Bar & Grill. On top of excellent food, they have live music on their deck.

Type: Seafood

Location: 68450 Overseas Highway, Layton, FL 33001

Sixty-One Prime

Searching for a fine dining experience while on vacation? Look no further than Sixty-One Prime. They serve prime steak and delectable signature seafood dishes. End your meal with a signature bottle of wine from their extensive wine menu.

Type: Fine Dining

Location: 61 Hawks Cay Blvd, Duck Key, FL 33050

Hideaway Café

The café has a casual, relaxed atmosphere with a breathtaking view of the ocean. The Hideaway Café serves award-winning cuisine dishes both from land and sea. Save room for their Bananas a la Hideaway, fresh glazed strawberries, and other daily dessert selections.

Type: Cafe

Location: 57784 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050

Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar

Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They offer a fabulous mouthwatering meal with nightly entertainment and the magnificent sunset view over the ocean. Happy hour drink specials are available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Type: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Location: Mile Marker 82, Islamorada, FL 33036

Lobster Crawl Bar & Grill

The Lobster Crawl Bar & Grill is a laid back spot where you can order seafood and fried fare of the water. They offer both indoor and outdoor seating.

Type: Seafood

Location: 70001 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050


Village Square at the Trading Post

Do all your trendy clothing shopping, outdoor and indoor décor, and dining all in one place. Village Square at the Trading Post has it all from a café to charming shops and more.

Location: 81868 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Marathon Shopping Center

Marathon Shopping Center is one of the few shopping centers situated in the Florida Keys. They offer a fast-food restaurant, services, and a variety of stores. On-site, there is a grocery store where you can restock your RV or just pick up something for your campground cookout.

Location: 5585 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050

Bass Pro Shops – World Wide Sportsman

Bass Pro Shops – World Wide Sportsman is the ideal place to get hunting, fishing, boating, and camping supplies. They also have home décor items and the perfect gift for someone special.

Location: 81576 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Zero Dress Code

Looking for a kami tank top or perhaps a whole Aztec clutch outfit collection? Search no further than the Zero Dress Code. They have a variety of beautiful outfits, tops, pants, dresses, and accessories.

Location: 82205 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

David Wirth Gallery

David Wirth's unique designs and creativity are showcased for purchase in the David Wirth Gallery. All his work is original and made out of the highest quality products to ensure durability and value.

Location: 82200 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036


Dolphin Connection

Get up close and personal with dolphins at the Dolphin Connection. Trainers will teach you the hand placements for each dolphin trained behavior such as shoulder hug, heartfelt handshake, and kisses. You can even get a belly ride in the deepwater activity.

Location: 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050

Sundance Watersports

Looking for an underwater adventure while on vacation? Look no further than Sundance Watersports. Here, you can go snorkeling, parasailing, or on a SNUBA dive tour. This place is perfect for parties and other events with their chartering boat service. They offer a sunset cruise where you can relax and enjoy some wine, beer, and a complimentary champagne toast.

Location: 77522 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Aquarium Encounters

The Aquarium Encounters is the ideal place for young minds to learn about sea life. The entire family or group will have an opportunity to see sharks, turtles, fish, and more. You can feel the rays, hermit crabs, horseshoe crabs, and other things displayed in the touch tanks. Snorkel or dive into the coral reef tank where you can see and hand-feed fish, sharks, and stingrays.

Location: 11710 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050

Theater of the Sea

Swim with sea life animals like dolphins and sea lions or take in a show at Theater of the Sea. Trainers will be ready to guide you on how to interact with these unique animals. Sea turtles, fish, sharks, birds, and other animals call this place home.

Location: 84721 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Florida Keys History & Discovery Center

Learn about the area at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. Exhibits on the first floor are associated with the Upper Keys. On the second floor, there is a 35 seat movie theater where they show documentaries of 1935 Labor Day Hurricane, Henry Flagler's Over-Sea Railway, and more.

Location: 82100 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

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How to Get to
Long Key State Park

You can easily get to the Florida Keys by taking US Highway 1, which is also known as the Overseas Highway. From Miami, you'll travel for about an hour south on the highway. Once you get to Key Largo, you'll turn right to continue on US Highway 1. Long Key State Park is another 30 miles southwest from there. Follow signs to get to the state park off the highway.

Entering Long Key State Park

Long Key State Park is open for entry from 8 a.m. to sunset, 365 days per year.

Long Key State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $5.5

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Frequently Asked Questions About Long Key State Park

What is the climate of Long Key State Park?

Long Key State Park has a very warm climate all year long. It can regularly be as hot as 85 degrees during the summer months, and even during winter, the temperature typically stays above 60.

What is the best time of year to visit Long Key State Park?

The most comfortable times to visit Long Key State Park are the early spring and late fall. During months like March, April, and November, it'll be warm without being too hot, and the odds of encountering rain will be slim.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Long Key State Park?

At Long Key State Park, the on-site campground has 60 designated RV campsites available. The park's RV campsites have water and electric hookups and can accommodate RVs as large as 45 feet.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Long Key State Park?

Long Key State Park is a great destination for viewing interesting aquatic life, including loggerhead and green sea turtles, horseshoe crabs, and sea stars. The park is also home to birds such as herons, egrets, and ibises.

Are pets allowed at Long Key State Park?

You can bring your pets along with you to Long Key State Park Campground, but they must always be kept on leashes of no more than six feet when you're outside your vehicle.