Thick tropical palms line the road to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area where the beach invites swimming or kayaking. Maybe spend the afternoon renting a small sailboat, paddle boat or water bike.
The Village of Key Biscayne, incorporated on June 18, 1991, is located in the center 1.25 square miles of a four-mile-long, two-mile-wide barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. The Village is bordered to the north by Miami-Dade County's Crandon Park and to the south by Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.
Population: 10,507 (Source: 2000 United States Census)
Housing: 1,296 single-family homes and 5,022 multi-family units.
7 shopping centers and retail/office space totaling in more than 232,000 Sq.Ft.
Parks and Recreation:
Nearly 30 acres of pristine Atlantic beach, 5 public parks, Community Center with gym and pool and The Village Green: 9.5 acres of public outdoor entertainment and sports facilities.
And then, 30 acres of pristine beach on which you might just want to settle forever.
From Crandon Park and Beach all the way to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area and the Cape Florida Lighthouse, these are six miles of sunny, sandy beaches.
Crandon Park, at the Northeast end, is often frequented by model photographers and moviemakers. It includes a lifeguarded beach, baseball field, sand volleyball courts, picnic areas, running track, outdoor skating rink and playground area complete with a kids water fountain playground. It is home to the World famous Ericsson Open Tennis tournament every March. Crandon Park Golf Courses rank among the top courses in Florida.
Baggs Cape is home to the restored Cape Florida lighthouse. The park includes beach, nature trails, and picnic areas.