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Was and Will be again a small but great location.

As of this writing (8/27/18) Veterans Memorial Park is closed. Hurricane "IRMA" hit the park hard... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Little Torch Key, Florida
Nice niche beach in the keys

We decided to visit the park to try to avoid some of the sea weed that plagued Sombero Beach in... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Mile Marker 40 on Hwy 1, Little Torch Key, FL 33043
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As of this writing (8/27/18) Veterans Memorial Park is closed. Hurricane "IRMA" hit the park hard and although it can be accessed it is closed to the public. Don't know the legal ramifications if you enter the area but it really is not suitable for...More

Thank lobolocomarine
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We decided to visit the park to try to avoid some of the sea weed that plagued Sombero Beach in Marathon. On the bay side, there is less. This beach seemed to have somewhat less, but only one of the two beaches was open. We...More

1  Thank campbellmaryp
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Veterans Beach is a favorite place to visit in the lower keys. As we drove by yesterday, we noticed that it is officially closed. However, it was Easter Sunday and families were out and enjoying the beach, despite the yellow tape and closed signs. Not...More

3  Thank Cape_Traveler2
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We found this beach by accident as we were just getting off the 7 mile bridge. Perfect beach. Parking lot and bathroom with shower right in front of beach.covered Nice picnic tables for me to stay away from direct sun but still enjoying the view....More

1  Thank hiromi w
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Found this quaint little beach while travelling in the Keys. Nice sandy shore, picnic pavilions, and restrooms.

Thank CravenMorehead58
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Being a vet, I had to visit. I found it to calm and relaxing, no crowds. Bath house, rest rooms, grills, covered picnic areas all clean and well kept. The beach is small, with limited sea grass. You walk out along way into the Atlantic,...More

2  Thank Dean G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

One turn off the road and you've arrived at this lovely little hide-away. There are four or five thatched-roof beach houses and great views of the sea and it's free!

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit and stay a few hours. It is clean and welcoming. It's a good place to reflect.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It's really not a place to swim. It's more of a roadside park where you can fish and picnic. MY BEST ADVICE would be to spend a few dollars and go to Bahia Honda State Park. It will probably cost you something like 10-15$ to...More

1  Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to stop and relax . They have restrooms picnic tables with shade. Nice sand at the beach

1  Thank Debbie C
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Verna B
29 July 2017|
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Response from Claude F | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. We saw a family with a dog during our visit in March. Happy trails