Boating, Fishing & Boat Ramps

Boat Ramps

Key Largo

The boat ramps at Harry Harris Park and Sunset Park in Key Largo will be closed for the Fourth of July weekend due to the County closing parks and beaches. Please contact a private boat ramp to launch a boat in this area. 

Islamorada

ALL ISLAMORADA PUBLIC BOAT RAMPS ARE CLOSED FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND - FRIDAY, JULY 3 TO TUESDAY, JULY 7

The closure is also effective for the area known as the Fills from MM 77.5 to 79.8 and the Indian Key Boat Ramp area. All parking areas will be closed to the public. No vehicles, picnicking, tents, chairs, or other items will be allowed on the Fills area. Closure of the area will begin on Wednesday. 

Sandbars

Gatherings of more than 50 are not allowed on the water or anywhere else. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and FWC are patrolling popular sandbars and social areas, as well as working to keep mainland boaters out of Keys waters. Patrols will increase on high traffic days like Saturday and Sunday.

Fishing

  • Fishing and charters are allowed. 
  • Charters must follow social distancing requirements. 

Fishing Bridges

All fishing bridges are open. Trash cans are available. Those visiting the bridges are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart.