Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

"Key West's Best Beach"

Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

"Key West's Best Beach"


© 2016 - Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Key West, Florida

Park Address and Hours:


General Park hours

8:00am to sunset daily.


The Fortress hours

8:00am to 5:00pm daily (narrated tour at 11:00am)


Cayo Hueso Cafe and Beach Rentals 10:00am to 6:00pm daily.


For general information about park regulations, administration, becoming a volunteer, etc:

Call the Park Ranger's office at 305-292-6713 or write:


Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

PO Box 6560, Key West, Florida 33041


Physical Address:


601 Howard England Way

Key West, FL 33040


Google Map

Beach Rentals and Café:


For information about activities, rental equipment, and the Cayo Hueso Café please call 305-295-0037.


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Private Parties and Weddings:


For information about wedding site reservations and after hour events:


Contact Kirsten Corpion, Special Event Director:



For information regarding the catering of after hour events:


Contact Elizabeth Blount



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Directions to the Park:


Follow US 1 into Key West. Turn right, following signs to downtown Key West via North Roosevelt Blvd. At Eisenhower Drive, Roosevelt becomes Truman Avenue. Continue on Truman, 1 block past Duval to Whitehead Street. Turn Right on Whitehead. 4 blocks to Southard Street. Turn left on Southard, continue through the entrance to the Truman Annex residential neighborhood. At the end of Southard turn left, following the signs to the park entrance.


Park Entrance Fees:


Number of People in Vehicle:

1   $ 4.50

2   $ 7.00

each additional person $ .50

Riding Bike or walking  $ 2.50