Egmont Key State Park
Access by private boat only
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711
9:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
Outdoors | Recreation,
Mark your calendar and head to Egmont Key for Discover the Island where youll learn about one of Tampa Bays gems The charming 154-year-old lighthouse on Egmont Key is still working to guide ships into Tampa Bay. Come see its majestic spiral staircase and participate in the many activities sure to enlighten all ages. See Civil War re-enactors, stroll the island on the self-guided walk with interpretive sites along the way, including nature, wildlife, military and history. There will be children s games, a silent auction, and much more. Food, drinks and souvenirs will be available for purchase on the island. Shuttle ferries will be leaving Fort DeSoto Park from 9 am to 2pm, with the last ferry returning to Fort DeSoto at 4 pm. Fees: Day passes include the ferry: Adults $18, Youth 6-11 $5, and Children 5 and under are free. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more adults. Individual Passes can be purchased online or at the ferry departure site on the beach between the Gulf Pier and Fort Museum.