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12 8 2010 PUBLIC BOAT RAMPS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS County

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					                           PUBLIC BOAT RAMPS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

County Boat Ramps
All the County boat ramps are maintained Public Works. Several of the ramps are just ends-of-roads
(unsurfaced) where access is provided to very shallow water areas.

Mile Marker Island/Position         Facility              Description/Condition

MM 95.2       Key Largo           Sunset Point Park       Access to bayside, 1 paved/concrete ramp surface,
              25º02’59” 80º29’21”                         rebuilt ramp in excellent condition, small boats
                                                          only, light to moderate use, parking area is pea rock,
                                                          6 truck/trailer spaces, trash cans, picnic table
MM 92.5       Key Largo           Harry Harris Park       Access to oceanside, paved/concrete ramp surface,
              25º01’28” 80º29’39”                         double ramps with finger pier, excellent condition,
                                                          small and large boats, heavily used, limit of twenty
                                                          trailers, rest rooms, excellent facilities, Sanctuary
                                                          signage
MM 30.8       Big Pine Key        Koehn Ave Boat          Access to backcountry, unimproved ramp surface,
              24º43’08” 81º22’32” Ramp                    fair condition, small boats only-limited by shallow
                                                          water, limited parking, Sanctuary signage
MM 30.8       Big Pine Key        Eden Pines Boat         Access to Pine Channel through canal system,
              24º41’42” 81º22’41” Ramp                    1 paved/concrete ramp, good condition, small boats
                                                          only, no parking, neighborhood ramp
MM 28.5       Little Torch Key    State Road 4A           Access to Pine Channel through canal system,
              24º40’32” 81º23’39” Boat Ramp               1 paved/concrete ramp surface, fair condition, small
                                                          and medium boats, unpaved parking across street
                                                          from ramp, dock, heavy use, Sanctuary signage
MM 21.2       Cudjoe Key          Blimp Rd Boat           Access to backcountry, unimproved ramp surface,
              24º41’42” 81º29’59” Ramp                    fair condition, limited parking, small boats only,
                                                          access limited by shallow water, moderate
                                                          use, USFWS signage
MM 9.3        Big Coppitt Key     Barcelona Boat          Access to backcountry, 1 paved ramp surface, fair
              24º36’06” 81º40’00” ramp                    condition, small boats, light use, limited unpaved
                                                          parking, no boarding dock; slated for rebuilding




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State Boat Ramps
All the state boat ramps are maintained by D.O.T. (Mr. Bob Rulison 289-2350). Most of the ramps are adjacent
to US1. The facilities are minimal: there are trash barrels that are emptied weekly. No rest rooms or other
facilities.

Mile Marker Island/Position        Facility              Description/Condition
Card Sd. Rd. Key Largo           Card Sound Boat         Unimproved; poor condition; single lane; being
             25º17’26” 80º22’36” Ramp                    considered for improvements.
MM            Key Largo            Pennekamp State       Access to oceanside, two paved/concrete ramps,
                                   Park                  good condition, heavily used, small and large boats,
                                                         good parking
MM 79         Indian Key Fill     Indian Key Fill        Access to bayside, dirt ramp, fair condition, small
              24º53’21” 80º40’40” Public Boat Ramp       boats only, limited parking, heavy use, Sanctuary
                                                         information signs, historic site information
MM 40         Little Duck Key     Little Duck Key    Access to ocean and Gulf, paved/concrete ramp,
              24º40’57” 81º13’46” Public Park & Ramp fair condition, dock-in bad condition, parking for
                                                     eleven trailers, small boats only, moderate use,
                                                     Sanctuary information signs
MM            Bahia Honda Key      Bahia Honda State     Access to ocean and gulf
                                   Park
MM 34         W Summerland Key Spanish Harbor            Access to gulfside, paved/concrete ramp, fair
              24º38’59” 81º19’06” Wayside Park           condition, small to medium sized boats only,
                                                         parking for five trailers only, heavily used,
                                                         Sanctuary signs
MM 11         Shark Key           Shark Key Boat         Access to oceanside, single lane ramp, good
              24º36’05” 81º38’50” Ramp                   condition, short concrete ramp, moderate use,
                                                         minimal parking, small boats only
MM 6          Key Haven           Stock Island           Access to oceanside, paved/concrete ramp surface,
              24º34’30” 81º43’59” Boat Ramp              poor condition, small boats only, moderate use,
                                                         limited parking, Sanctuary information signs




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City of Marathon Boat Ramps
Mile Marker Island/Position       Facility           Description/Condition

MM 53.9      Marathon            MM54 Public Boat    Access to bayside, paved/concrete ramp, recently
             24º44’00” 81º01’05” Ramp                rebuilt, very limited parking, concrete ramp
                                                     surface, excellent condition, heavy use, tie-off
                                                     dock, Sanctuary information signage
MM 50.9      Marathon            Dodge Lake          Access to bayside, concrete ramp surface, good
             24º43’30” 81º03’33” Public Ramp         condition, small boats only, limited parking, light
                                                     to moderate use, picnic table, recently rebuilt
MM 48.8      Marathon            33rd St Boat Ramp   Access to bayside, paved/concrete ramp surface,
             24º42’49” 81º05’46”                     good condition, small and large boats, dock, good
                                                     parking, heavily used, marked channel entrance,
                                                     rest rooms, Sanctuary information signs


Islamorada Village of Islands Boat Ramps
MM 87        Plantation Key      East Ridge Rd.      Access to oceanside, good condition; single lane,
             24º57’18” 80º34’10” Public Ramp         small boats only, neighborhood ramp, no parking
MM 87        Plantation Key      Founders Park       Access to bayside, new concrete ramp, steep,
             24º57’46” 80º34’10” Public Ramp         narrow, parking, fee


City of Key West Boat Ramps
MM 1         Key West            Garrison Bight      Access to ocean and gulfside, paved/concrete ramp,
             24º33’34” 81º47’05” Municipal Marina    good condition, small and large boats, $5 ramp fee
                                                     good parking, full facilities, Sanctuary info signs
N/A          Key West            Simonton Beach      Access to ocean and gulf sides, concrete ramp
             24º33’43” 81º48’20” Public Ramp         surface, good condition, small boats, finger pier,
                                                     limited metered parking, restrooms, telephones,
                                                     small beach, Sanctuary information signs
N/A          Key West            11th Street Boat    Access to ocean and gulf sides via Riviera Canal
             24º33’32” 81º46’07” Ramp                out to Cow Key Ch, 2 miles to open water, newly
                                                     rebuilt concrete ramp, good condition, small to
                                                     medium boats, moderate use, very limited parking
N/A          Key West            Mole Basin Boat     Access to main ship channel, good condition,
             24º33’04” 81º48’25” Ramp                parking




12/8/2010
U.S. Navy Boat Ramps
While the Navy owns several launching facilities, only one is open to the general public.
Mile Marker Island/Position          Facility               Description/Condition
MM 10.5        Geiger Key          Geiger Key               Property owned by Navy and allowed for public
               24º35’55” 81º38’49” Boat Ramp                use, undeveloped, parking in dirt area, site is a
                                                            wetland.
MM 7           Boca Chica Key      N.A.S. Marina            Wide surfaced ramp, open to Navy personnel
               24º34’34” 81º42’28” Boat Ramp

MM 3           Sigsbee             Sigsbee Marina           Double lane ramp, good condition, open to Navy
               24º35’01” 81º46’25” Boat Ramp                personnel, parking
MM 1           Key West            Navy Seaplane            Two ramps, designed for sea planes, surfaced,
               24º33’57” 81º47’34” Basin Boat Ramps         for use by Navy and FKNMS, fair condition




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