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Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Key West, Florida

Contact Information
P.O. Box 6560
Key West, 33041
(305) 292-6713

Fort Zachary Taylor is a perfect example of the wealth of history Florida has to offer. The park, which now covers a total of 87 acres, is a National Landmark that played a significant role in Florida's early development.

Hours of Operation
Florida state parks are open from 8 a.m. until sundown 365 days a year.

Driving Directions
Fort Zachary Taylor is located at the end of Southard Street on Truman Annex in Key West.

Park Activities

Fishing
The area along the west side of the park is ideal for fishing. The main ship channel is approximately 33-feet deep and provides the angler with access to a variety of saltwater fish. Saltwater fishing licenses are required in Florida.

Guided Tours
Guided tours are available daily. Please inquire at Ranger Station for tour times.

Picnicking
Shaded picnic areas are available for visitors to enjoy their catch of the day. These areas include tables, grills and several outside shower and bathhouse facilities.