Amenities & Events
hosted by Cranepoint Museum & Nature Trail
4:30 – 8:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to get a fish pedicure? Now you can. It's FREE with admission to Crane Point. Dip your toes in the tidal pool located near the Point and let these minnows nibble on your feet. They will emerge shiny and new., and look like you just had a...
Our hammock forests are a great place to bird while in the Keys and we have quality birding binoculars available for loan if you didn’t bring yours. We have a variety of coastal and inland ecosystems which support species of birds from diverse ecological niches. Watch...
The Florida Keys Land Trust was created in 1976 by a group of concerned citizens in an effort to save the hardwood hammocks of the Florida Keys. These tropical woodlands called hammocks contain both unique hardwood species such as Lignum Vitae and Jamaican Dogwood...
While walking over the bridges through the wilderness you are sure to stumble upon various members of the wildlife.
Enter the boardwalk from Crane Road near the Bird Center and walk along the shoreline. At the entrance, be sure to look up and observe the often “active” osprey nest. You will see the Golden Orb spider and a variety of red, white and black mangroves.
Learn to identify trees you will see in the hammock before continuing on the trails.
Fragrant flowers and plants specific to attracting butterflies live here. Giant Swallowtails, Zebra Longwings, Orange-Barred Sulphurs and Gulf Fritillaries are among the various butterflies that love this garden.
A breath-taking view of the Florida Bay lies beyond the point. Sit for a while and enjoy the solitude and scenery. View a small island just off-shore called Rachel Key and look under the deck for angel fish and parrot fish among many others and occasionally a Florida...
George & Olivia Adderley’s story begins in the 1890’s when they sailed from the Bahamas to the Keys. The Adderley House is a classic Bahamian-style and is the oldest house in the Keys outside Key West.