Showcasing a hefty, sandy beach with plentiful parking, Sand Key Park has all the amenities needed for a great family outing with a multi-million dollar view. Beach cabanas, large bathhouses, a dog park, a playground and seasonal lifeguards are just a few of the facilities you’ll find. Sand Key offers disabled visitors beach wheelchairs, which are easier to use on the sand and float in the water, free of charge.
Little Known Facts: Endangered sea turtles frequently lay eggs on the beach at Sand Key. Visitors are able to observe endangered birds nesting and feeding in a rare salt marsh. Also, the park is the base of operations for the county’s artificial reef program.
Why You Should Go: A pristine, peaceful paradise among the hustle and bustle of Clearwater Beach, it’s the perfect place to get away without going away. Its the best of both worlds with a beautiful white-sand beach and dog friendly park at the same locale. Two large full service resorts offering numerous amenities lie within steps of the park which is conveniently located next to Clearwater Pass, making boating access to the Gulf a snap.