(corner of Truman Ave. & Jose Marti Dr.)
Excellently situated near the center of the island, the park is extremely well maintained
and landscaped by the City of Key West. It hosts many of the community picnics and
outdoor events. Plenty of parking. It offers: 5 tennis courts, large
playground, basketball court, 2 covered gazebos and numerous picnic areas.
Park is site of the Soldiers & Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial and Vietnam Service
C.B. Harvey Rest Beach
(corner of Atlantic Blvd. & White St.)
Key West's smaller and most private beach is a popular spot for family picnics or just a
quick ocean side lunch. Known to locals as Harvey Beach, there are a few small
covered picnic areas and a strolling pier. Parking is available across the street.
Charles "Sonny" McKoy Indigenous Park
(Atlantic Blvd. & White St.)
Just across the street from C.B. Harvey Rest Beach, the park contains over 125 species of
tropical native trees and shrubs. It also provides a natural habitat for many
migrating birds and butterflies. The seven regulation bocce ball courts nearby are
the home courts of the Southernmost Bocce League. They're open to the public when
league matches are not in play. A covered picnic area and restrooms are available.
Clarence S. Higgs Memorial Beach
(corner of Atlantic Blvd. & Reynolds St.)
Higgs Beach is beautiful spot that has it all. A white sandy beach stretches along
shallow waters. There are 6 tennis courts, covered picnic areas, a pier, shower
& restroom facilities, volleyball courts, a large playground (Astro City Park) and
smaller tot play area, and an outdoor handball court. Parking can be difficult on
George Smathers Beach
(South Roosevelt Blvd.)
Every visitor should spend at least one morning by taking a sunrise walk or run along the
Smathers Beach boardwalk. There's always lots of activity here, from tough
volleyball competition, windsurfing and just soaking up the sun. Roadside vendors
make food and drinks convenient, throughout the day. Covered picnic areas, shower
& restroom facilities, and water sport rentals are available.