Honeymoon Island State Park

Description:
This park is situated on a typical Gulf Coast barrier island with long, thin white sand beaches facing the Gulf and mangrove swamps fringing the bay side. Slash pine forests and tidal flats occur along the island's north end. There are two nature trails.

Watchable wildlife:
Nesting ospreys and migratory warblers can be seen from either of the two nature trails. The Pelican Cove Trail, which passes along the edge of a sheltered lagoon, affords excellent views of great and snowy egrets, herons, various shorebirds, and an occasional reddish egret. Least terns nest on the beach.

Ownership:
Department of Environmental Protection

Contact:
(727) 469-5942

Directions:
Take U.S. Highway 19 (Alternate 19) north of Dunedin for about 3 miles.  Turn west on Curlew Road (Florida Highway 586) and follow signs to the park entrance.

Related Sites:
Other West Central Florida Wildlife Sites
Florida State Parks



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