The parks of the Florida Keys are where we tend to spend most of our daylight hours. Not all of the parks are highly known and this is one that often gets passed up by those buzzing down to Key West. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection stated more than 100,000 people visit the bridge park annually. The Seven Mile Park showcases the historical and cultural significance of one of the most iconic images of the Florida Keys.
A really neat thing to do in Marathon is walking the old bridge out over the ocean. The Friends of old Seven are working to save, rehabilitate and maintain the 2 mile segment of the Old Seven Mile Bridge. Flagler was considered half-mad when he invested millions to link Miami with Key West, but this park alone made the investment pay off.
At the end of the walk out onto the old bridge is a really good place to learn about Flagler Railroad. The Pigeon Key Foundation gives a historical perspective of the Marathon Florida Key Bridge and all it took to make the travel down the Overseas Highway.
1 Knights Key Boulevard
Marathon FL 33050