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Seahorse Key

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Lighthouse accessible by boat only from Cedar Key

This is one of my favorite lights. I haven't climbed it in 10 years. Once a year, it is opened up... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Selkie9
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Florida
Wonderful any time of year

Fishing around the key is awesome! So many varieties and all of them are hungry! Go during the... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2014
MikeTretick
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Part of the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, this 165-acre island is one of the largest colonial bird nesting sites in north Florida.
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Oct 18, 2017
“Lighthouse accessible by boat only from Cedar Key”
May 28, 2014
“Wonderful any time of year”
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is one of my favorite lights. I haven't climbed it in 10 years. Once a year, it is opened up in October when the town does the seafood festival. You can catch a boat ride out then and climb. Our family took an airboat...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Fishing around the key is awesome! So many varieties and all of them are hungry! Go during the cooler months if you want to go ashore or land on one of a thousand other islands you can see from there. Weather is a little unpredictable...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Timing is everything. Be sure to check the weather before going out. We stayed on the leeward side of the island due to the wind and waves on the other side. A bit rough for us and as a result we missed seeing half the...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2011

We kayaked over here for the lighthouse open house, but decided to pull in before we got to the lighthouse since it was getting to be a long paddle. My wife spotted a shark in really shallow water and got a bit nervous. We walked...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2011

We rented a 18 foot poonton (from Tidewater Tours) to do some nature photography, specifically pursuing the magnificent frigratebirds. Since it is nesting season and hundreds of egrets, herons, pelicans and ibis are nesting, the island is off limits until July. However, from the allowed...More

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Xtine316
July 9, 2015|
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Response from RUATurtle |
Tsunami theory seems wrong since most of the birds moved to Snake Key which is much lower. Seahorse is an amazing 52 feet high (at current sea levels)
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