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Fort Zachary Taylor
State Park & Beach
— National Historic Landmark

Pirates in Paradise Festival, Key West, Florida

Fort Zachary Taylor
History buffs won't want to miss a visit to Fort Zachary Taylor — one of Key West's National Historic Landmarks. Construction began in 1945 and in 1950, the fort was named after President Zachary Taylor. Completed in 1966, the fort played important roles in the Civil War and Spanish-American War.

Historic Fort Tours
Take a narrated tour of the famous Fort and see Civil War Cannons... and more! Tours of the historic fort are offered daily at 12 noon and 2pm.

Pirate Invasions
During Key West's annual Pirates in Paradise Festival (pictured above), visitors can see Pirate Invasions and Historical Reenactments at Fort Zachary Taylor.

Private Parties & Weddings
Zachary Taylor Park and Beach is a popular venue for Private Parties and Weddings.


Fort Zachary Taylor
State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor State Park is popular with visitors and locals alike. The 54-acre park is dotted with picnic tables and grills — perfect for a day of BBQ'ing and enjoying the great outdoors.

Popular park activities include nature walks, biking and bird-watching.

Fort Zachary Taylor Beach
Visit one of Key West's most beautiful and picturesque beaches — located at the southern end of Fort Zachary Taylor State Park.

Enjoy a day of swimming and snorkeling. Beach equipment and water sports rentals are available.

Cayo Hueso Café
Cayo Hueso Café is open daily 10am-5pm.

The café's shaded patio area overlooks the Atlantic Ocean — it's a great place for a relaxing lunch.

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Fort Zachary Taylor
State Park & Beach


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