This beautiful park has two distinct areas a beach and a park. In the park proper are two picnic shelters with grills, a playground, restroom and a dog park. Grills, picnic tables, and water fountains are but a few amenities.
A salt marsh with viewing benches further enhances the park, where heron, roseate spoonbill, great horned owl, anhinga, and common moorhen nest and feed.
Sand Key Park houses the base of operations for the artificial reef program, an interdepartmental cooperation program to build a reef in the Gulf. Sand Key Park's natural communities include a beach where sea turtles annually deposit eggs. The nearby Clearwater Aquarium takes responsibility for these nests and keeps statistics.
Sunday, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:00pm
Friday, Sep 18, 2020 at 3:00pm Eastern Time
Monday, Sep 21, 2020 at 9:00am Eastern Time